Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Java Sea, 128 km north of Pamekasan, East Java, Indonesia, on Sunday, 27 December 1992 at 21:49 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 601 km depth
Date & time: 27 Dec 1992 21:49:04 UTC
Depth: 600.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.087°S / 113.05°E (Java Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Lasem (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) NNE of Bangkalan (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) N of Sampang (pop: 53,300) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) NNE of Gresik (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NNW of Pamekasan (pop: 92,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNE of Kebomas (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NNE of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NW of Sumenep (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NE of Tuban (pop: 76,200) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNE of Gedangan (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
686 km (426 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||601 km||Java, Indonesia||USGS|
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