Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Savu Sea, 26 km west of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, December 5, 1995 at 06:32 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.027°S / 124.67°E↗ (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 9.027°N / 55.33°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sirung (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WSW of Gleno (Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Ainaro (Timor-Leste) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NNE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WSW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) E of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||33 km||Timor region (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)
- 01 Jan 1996 05:27 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|25 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 05 Dec 1995 18:03 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|50 km (31 mi) distance| USGS | Details