Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 67 km south of Banjar, West Java, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 07:55 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 67 km south of Banjar, West Java, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 07:55 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 46 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Sep 2, 2009 07:55:01 UTC
Magnitude: 7
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.782°S / 107.297°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.782°N / 72.703°W
Nearest volcano: Kancana (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Banjar (pop: 37,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Pameungpeuk (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Paseh (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Margahayukencana (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SSE of Sukabumi (pop: 276,400) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) SSE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) NNE of Flying Fish Cove (Christmas Island) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.046 kmJava, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (81 quakes)

  • 29 Aug 2011 08:56 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    49.9 km (31 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Aug 2011 16:54 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    78.9 km (49 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Aug 2011 21:42 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Aug 2011 07:37 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    39.2 km (24.4 mi) depth
    |
    161 km (100 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Aug 2011 12:15 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    92.6 km (57.5 mi) depth
    |
    149 km (93 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Aug 2011 05:04 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jul 2011 21:20 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    44.9 km (27.9 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jul 2011 08:23 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    59.1 km (36.7 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jul 2011 10:59 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    94.8 km (58.9 mi) depth
    |
    155 km (96 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2011 01:04 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    28.2 km (17.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jul 2011 13:26 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    35.2 km (21.9 mi) depth
    |
    178 km (111 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jul 2011 17:39 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    70.2 km (43.6 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (55 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jul 2011 09:01 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    118.8 km (73.8 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jul 2011 14:33 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    92.9 km (57.7 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jun 2011 22:43 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    185.1 km (115 mi) depth
    |
    161 km (100 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jun 2011 02:34 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    37.2 km (23.1 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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