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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 189km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia on Monday, 12 August 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 189km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia on Monday, 12 August 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 189km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia on Monday, 12 August 2013
Date & time: Monday, 12 August 2013 00:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, August 12, 2013 09:53:43
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.1229°S / 129.81°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (56 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 12 Aug 2013
Mon, 12 Aug 00:53 UTCM 6.1 / 106 kmBanda SeaGFZ
Mon, 12 Aug 00:53 UTCM 6.1 / 110 kmKEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIAEMSC
Mon, 12 Aug 00:53 UTCM 6.2 / 92 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
Mon, 12 Aug 00:53 UTCM 6.4 / 103 kmBanda SeaBMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Royal Darwin Hospital Grounds (596.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on a wobbly chair outside, which was shaking a bit, coffee obviously moving in cup. Lasted a few seconds, I was pretty sure it was an earthquake.
Level 6, 62 Cavenagh St Darwin (604.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Level 6, 62 Cavenagh St Darwin (604.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin, NT, Australia (3701 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin Airport / not felt
Casuarina (Darwin) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): staff ran to doors and my colleague went pale and not able to move! The partitions were rocking and computers shaking, it was awesome!
Casuarina, NT 0812 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Modorate shacking of Desktop computers and windows
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Modorate shacking of Desktop computers and windows
Parap NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Parap NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wagaman, Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin Australia (592.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): 2nd floor of a high rise in Darwin, duration approx 1 min
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nighcliff, Darwin, NT (595.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Parap (600.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Shaking felt for about 30 secs Felt a smaller shake just before the bugger one for 5 secs
Fannie Bay, Darwin NT (599.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (603.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Casuarina, NT 0810 (3220.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
nightcliff, darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin 2nd floor 21 Cavanagh Street (604.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin City (604.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Everyone in the office felt it and it lasted for around 30 seconds.
Darwin, NT 0810 (3220.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I work in a retail store and all the stock on the hooks were swinging back and forth
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (3220.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking): Things were slightly shaking for 10 seconds and I was quite sure there was an earthquake.
Brinkin, Darwin, N.T., Australia (594.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Home started moving with a creak, light humming was heard all around, desk and chair were gently shaking.
darwin (604.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Strong movement on 1st floor of three story office complex
Darwin (Australia) (580 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was upstairs in an old building at a meeting with many people. We all felt it at the same time.It began a very sharp initial jolt, accompanied by a very low rolling sound. Lasted a few seconds only. (via EMSC)
Katherine (Australia) (815 km S from epicenter)(no details): lasted approximately 45sec (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (564 km S from epicenter)(no details): started slow increased in intensity and then tapered off (via EMSC)
Nightcliff (Australia) (556 km S from epicenter)(no details): computer table I was working at started to wobble left and right going on for over 20 seconds (via EMSC)
Nightcliff (Australia) (556 km S from epicenter)(no details): computer table I was working at started to wobble left and right going on for over 20 seconds (via EMSC)

 

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