Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 28 September 1994 at 17:33 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 28 September 1994 at 17:33 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 628 km depth

Date & time: 28 Sep 1994 17:33:58 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 628.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.731°S / 110.364°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Muria (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Batang (pop: 115,500) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of Kudus (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) NNW of Demak (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NW of Pati (pop: 122,800) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) N of Ungaran (pop: 127,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Purwodadi Grobogan (pop: 150,200) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NE of Pemalang (pop: 184,100) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NW of Blora (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNE of Wonosobo (pop: 93,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NE of Slawi (pop: 61,200) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) N of Boyolali (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NNW of Sragen (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) NNE of Purbalingga (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) N of Sleman (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) N of Klaten (pop: 126,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) NNE of Purwokerto (pop: 217,200) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NW of Tuban (pop: 76,200) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NW of Bojonegoro (pop: 86,600) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) ENE of Indramayu (pop: 123,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) ENE of Sumber (pop: 93,400) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) N of Bantul (pop: 58,700) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NE of Kuningan (pop: 72,100) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) ENE of Majalengka (pop: 87,700) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNW of Ponorogo (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) NW of Nganjuk (pop: 69,000) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) NE of Ciamis (pop: 123,600) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) ENE of Sumedang (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WNW of Gresik (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) NNW of Trenggalek (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) WNW of Bangkalan (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) NE of Singaparna (pop: 48,900) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NW of Tulungagung (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) WNW of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) NW of Sidoarjo (pop: 139,200) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (225 mi) NW of Kepanjen (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.0628 kmJava Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Java Sea (Indonesia) 28 September 1994 17:33 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 28 September 1994 at 17:33 (GMT)
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