Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Java Sea (Indonesia) on Friday, 11 July 1997 at 09:55 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 574 km depth
Depth: 574.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.697°S / 110.796°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Muria (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) N of Batang (pop: 115,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) N of Mlonggo (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Tayu (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) N of Pecangaan (pop: 61,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Gebog (pop: 43,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) N of Baekrajan (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Pati (pop: 122,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) N of Kudus (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NW of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 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||574 km||Java Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Java Sea (Indonesia) 11 July 1997 09:55 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 11 Jul 1997 10:00 UTC| M 4.9 |570.9 km (354.7 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details