Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 July 1926 at 14:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 July 1926 at 14:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 1 Jul 1926 02:09:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.8
Profondeur: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.994°S / 101.146°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Kunyit (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km SSW de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
153 km NW de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
162 km WNW de Curup (pop: 46,200)
193 km W de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
244 km SSE de Padang (pop: 840,400)
260 km WNW de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
726 km WNW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
741 km WNW de Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.825 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 1 July 14:09 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 July 1926 at 14:09 (GMT)
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