Little is known about this earthquake. Its magnitude was estimated to be at least 8.5 by Musson (2012). However, other sources usually refer to this earthquake with a ringe of 8.0 - 8.5. The Wichmann (1918) catalogues describes collapsed houses in Bogor, Banten and Jakarta. Harris and Major (2012) lindicate an aftershock sequence of at least 12 months.
|1780 Jan 22nd||1780 Java Earthquake||Java||8.5||C|
|Preferred Magnitude||8.50 (8.50-8.50)|
|Quality of Evidence||C|
|2012||Musson et al. (2012)||8.5|
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