Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 28 September 1994 at 16:39 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 28 September 1994 at 16:39 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 638 km depth

Date & time: 28 Sep 1994 16:39:51 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 637.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.786°S / 110.352°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Muria (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Batang (pop: 115,500) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NNW of Kudus (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of Demak (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NW of Pati (pop: 122,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) N of Ungaran (pop: 127,800) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Purwodadi Grobogan (pop: 150,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NE of Pemalang (pop: 184,100) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NW of Blora (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NNE of Wonosobo (pop: 93,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Slawi (pop: 61,200) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) N of Boyolali (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NNW of Sragen (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NNE of Purbalingga (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) N of Sleman (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) N of Klaten (pop: 126,800) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NE of Purwokerto (pop: 217,200) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) WNW of Tuban (pop: 76,200) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NW of Bojonegoro (pop: 86,600) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ENE of Indramayu (pop: 123,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ENE of Sumber (pop: 93,400) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) N of Bantul (pop: 58,700) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Kuningan (pop: 72,100) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NNW of Ponorogo (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) ENE of Majalengka (pop: 87,700) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) NW of Nganjuk (pop: 69,000) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 mi) NE of Ciamis (pop: 123,600) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) ENE of Sumedang (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) NNW of Trenggalek (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) WNW of Gresik (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) WNW of Bangkalan (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NE of Singaparna (pop: 48,900) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NW of Tulungagung (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) WNW of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) NW of Sidoarjo (pop: 139,200) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) NW of Kepanjen (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.6638 kmJava Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake Java Sea (Indonesia) 28 September 1994 16:39 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 28 September 1994 at 16:39 (GMT)
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