Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Savu Sea, 121 km southeast of Ende, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, October 23, 1992 at 21:24 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.469°S / 122.56°E↗ (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 9.469°N / 57.44°W↗
Nearest volcano: Egon (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) SSE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NW of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) WNW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) W of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ESE of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) E of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) W of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) ESE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) WSW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.2||33 km||Savu Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 12 Dec 1992 09:04 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|25 km (15 mi) distance| USGS | Details