Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 14 July 1992 at 07:03 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 465 km depth
Depth: 465.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.725°S / 125.455°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Emperor of China (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
324 km (201 mi) WSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) E of Katabu (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) ESE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) N of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) N of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) N of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (319 mi) SE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
562 km (349 mi) NE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2067 km (1284 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||465 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Banda Sea (Indonesia) 14 July 1992 07:03 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 12 Oct 1992 16:41 UTC| M 4.6 |449.9 km (279.6 mi) depth|9 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details