Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Java, Indonesia, on Wednesday, October 9, 1985 at 01:15 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 154 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 153.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.791°S / 107.082°E↗ (Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.791°N / 72.918°W↗
Nearest volcano: Gede-Pangrango (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) W of Ciranjang-hilir (pop: 77,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NE of Sukabumi (pop: 276,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Caringin (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) E of Cicurug (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of bogoleu (pop: 800,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SE of Citeureup (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SE of Cibinong (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Padalarang (pop: 124,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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