Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 202 km south of Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, on Monday, July 17, 2006 at 09:13 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 202 km south of Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, on Monday, July 17, 2006 at 09:13 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 17, 2006 09:13:04 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.087°S / 107.76°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 9.087°N / 72.24°W
Nearest volcano: Mandalagiri (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Kawalu (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SSW of Tasikmalaya (pop: 271,100) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) SSW of Ciamis (pop: 123,600) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) S of Paseh (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) S of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) S of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) S of Cileunyi (pop: 111,500) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) S of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) ENE of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SSE 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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6.010 kmsouth of Java, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (125 quakes)

  • 27 Dec 2006 00:34 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Nov 2006 15:19 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2006 09:28 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Nov 2006 05:44 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Oct 2006 10:00 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Oct 2006 00:56 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Oct 2006 10:46 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Sep 2006 12:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    30.3 km (18.8 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Sep 2006 01:03 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2006 17:26 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 2006 17:43 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 2006 17:39 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 2006 05:22 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Aug 2006 13:36 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Aug 2006 14:26 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Aug 2006 21:29 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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