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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 170km ENE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 176km ENE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island on Thursday, 13 June 2013

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - 176km ENE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island on Thursday, 13 June 2013
Date & time: Thursday, 13 June 2013 16:47 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:47
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 9.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.9893°S / 107.2272°E (Christmas Island)
Nearest volcano: Papandayan (307 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 13 Jun 2013
Thu, 13 Jun 16:47 UTCM 6.7 / 3 kmSOUTH OF JAVA, INDONESIAEMSC
Thu, 13 Jun 16:47 UTCM 6.7 / 17 kmSouth of Java, IndonesiaGFZ
Thu, 13 Jun 16:47 UTCM 6.7 / 1 kmSouth of Java, IndonesiaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Silver City / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt like a wave of energy sweeping along the building from one end to the other and back again. Sounded like an enormous possum galloping through the roof as the roof undulated and vibrated. Everything vibrated heavily in the room: bed, bedside table, table and chairs etc.
Silver city Christmas Island (176.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Poon Saan, Christmas Island / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed was shaking, lasted about 10 secs.
Silver city Christmas Island (176.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tulungagung, Jawa Timur / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking as my Computer screen was shaking and I can feel it
Yogyakarta, Java / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Jakarta, sudirman (422 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My door was swaying and the towels in my bathroom, I thought I was just dizzy until people in my apartment started opening there doors and evacuating
Jakarta, INDONESIA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Jakarta (Indonesia) (417 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Horizontal swaying lasted about 15 seconds only. (via EMSC)

 

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