Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on Thursday, 6 June 1985 at 17:42 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on Thursday, 6 June 1985 at 17:42 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 34 km depth

Date & time: 6 Jun 1985 05:42:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 33.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.038°S / 128.145°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) W of Layoni (Maluku)
207 km (129 mi) NE of Lospalos (Lautem, Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
245 km (152 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
264 km (164 mi) NE of Venilale (Baucau, Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
330 km (205 mi) ENE of Dili (Vera Cruz, Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
372 km (231 mi) S of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
420 km (261 mi) S of Amahai (Greve Kommune, Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
2355 km (1463 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 5.434 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on Thursday, 6 June 1985 at 17:42 (GMT)
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