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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 September 2013

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 September 2013

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 September 2013
Date & time: Sun, 1 Sep 11:52:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, September 01, 2013 20:52:32
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 132.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.5418°S / 128.278°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (64 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 1 Sep 2013
Sun, 1 Sep 11:52 UTCM 6.5 / 134 kmBanda SeaGFZ
Sun, 1 Sep 11:52 UTCM 6.5 / 138 kmKEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
Sun, 1 Sep 11:52 UTCM 6.4 / 102 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
Sun, 1 Sep 11:52 UTCM 6.4 / 136 kmBanda SeaBMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Darwin (3223.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The floor and bed in our Hotel room continued to shake noticeably for about 5 to 10 mins, as we were resting on the bed.
Perth, Australia / not felt: I didn't actually feel it, but my housemate is Brazilian and he was on the phone speaking really loudly. This kind of thing is normal when that happens... sorry Indonesia.
Dili / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Everyone started screming and whacking poles to wake up god, thats what Timorese do!
Darwin, NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
durack (2220.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dili East Timor / MMI IV (Light shaking)
leanyer darwin (609.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
leanyer darwin (609.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): i was sitting on sofqa n i felt ground shaking and noise voice underground
katherine nt / MMI III (Weak shaking): Masterchef just finished...heard it, our glass sliding doors shook and both our arm chairs shook for quite a while...
Rapid Creek NT AUS (3223.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): House mates and I were sitting on our couches and noticed them rocking.
darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Parap, Northern Territory (612.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was asleep and felt and heard a grumble and felt shaking, the light fittings were shaking and clanging
Dili (321 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We sit outside in front of our camper and see the Cars dancing. The people arround us Stay cool. So we decide that we dont Drive ti an higher place.
London / not felt
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (608 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the house shake.
darwin (610.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): furniture shook for a few seconds
Tiwi.darwin / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): I felt my windows shaking for 20 seconds.
Dili (321.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking for about 1 minute, loud sound like wind accompanied the shaking.
nhulunbuy / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dili / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was seated and then all of a sudden the table and the fridge nearby began shaking. Lasted not more than a minute. All's been calm since.
Tiwi, Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
kununurra wa / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Palmerston NT / MMI III (Weak shaking): Furniture shaking, paused, then started again. Lasted longer than usual minor tremors.
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking): Mild shaking noticeable for 5 to 10 seconds
Darwin Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin Malak / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard low distant rumble went out on deck and felt weak shake.
Palmerston NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston (624.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt light shaking of table chair etc
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt constant shaking for about 40 sec on 3rd floor building.
darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt shaking
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
palmerston, nt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very strong shaking!!!
Darwin, NT / MMI III (Weak shaking): Computer screen and desk started lightly shaking, we thought someone was running along the deck.
Darwin NT (607.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Jabiru, australia (758.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dili Timor Leste / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (621.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): We were sitting watching tele and suddenly the lounge started shaking i looked at my hubby to see why the lounge was moving he was looking at me with the same questioning gaze it only lasted approx 15 seconds we raced across to our neighbour & he felt the samw
Darwin,Northern Australia (625.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
darwin (637.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
BAYVIEW NT 0820 (614.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (607 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House was swaying as we are in an elevated house. Dogs weren't upset at all.
Leanyer (610.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
marrara darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): What a shake
Darwin (614.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very week but went a long time about 5 minutes
Leanyer (609 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was making my bed when I heard my windows start to shake. Pet birds screaming and the cats ran.
darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Wasnt much from my house but my fruends wall crackrd
Darwin, Australia (615.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): lasted nearly a minute
Hera, Timor Leste / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt ground moving, objects on wall started swinging, lasted for about 10 seconds
Darwin, NT. / MMI III (Weak shaking): 11 stories up in an apartment building and I felt the whole building shift. Nothing bad, but I was in Newcastle, NSW when that earthquake struck, so I as fairly confident that there was an earthquake this time.
Dili (3003.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking of the bed.
Darwin (611.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Palmerston (626.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Watching tv and couch was moving slightly.
Darwin (613.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it lying on the couch, like a gentle rocking, noticed waves in the fish tank, lots of water movement. I'm in Howard Springs 40km inland from Darwin City.
darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin City, Northern Territory, Australia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Wadeye Northern Territory Australia (756.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: My bed shook for 5 seconds then it stopped. The dog barked for 5 minutes then stopped after the shaking stopped.
darwin (608.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (608.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Fannie Bay, Darwin (610.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin n (608.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Darwin, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wadeye Northern Territory Australia It shook my be (756.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): My bed shook for 5 seconds then it stopped. The dog barked for 5 minutes then stopped after the shaking stopped.
DARWIN NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
darwin australia (613.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin,Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (613.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): for about 30 seconds
Kununurra WA (917.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Darwin, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
nightcliff (607.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Palmerston NT, AUSTRALIA / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IX (Violent shaking): House vibrated and swayed as it is elevated
Darwin , Australia (626 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kununurra wa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt at 19:58 local time at Kununurra Western Australia
Batchelor (Australia) (656 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Eerie feeling followed by strong shaking and several slight after tremors. (via EMSC)
Humpty Doo (Australia) (614 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Quite long-lasting - about 30 second or more (via EMSC)
Nightcliff (Australia) (583 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Only psychological. Went for about two minutes so it rose in intensity for one minute. I didn't know how strong it was going to get or. until I found your site, if here were any more coming. (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (323 km W from epicenter)(no details): Gentle Horizontal swaying for a few seconds. The movement seemed to be East/West oriented. People were alarmed but not frightened. (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (323 km W from epicenter)(no details): Room shook, fixtures rattled - definitely a quake - similar to aftershocks of recent Wellington quakes (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (591 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was just a small shake that lasted about 30 seconds, unmistakeable but nothing like the earthquakes we experienced in PNG (Rabual) (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (591 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was noisy. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (591 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Well reported on NT News Facebook page. Appears to have been felt all over Darwin and down as far as Katherine and out east to Jabiru (via EMSC)
Larrakeyah (Australia) (590 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Rumbling sound. Slight rattle. Everyone in house noticed it. (via EMSC)
Nakara (Australia) (583 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt another more intense one 20 min after this one (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 4 Sep 2013
Wed, 4 Sep 01:35 UTCM 4.5 / 187 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Sun, 8 Sep 2013
Sun, 8 Sep 16:34 UTCM 4.6 / 50.2 km - [info]203km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 12 Sep 2013
Thu, 12 Sep 09:03 UTCM 5.2 / 172 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 16 Sep 2013
Mon, 16 Sep 23:25 UTCM 4.9 / 153 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 17 Sep 2013
Tue, 17 Sep 16:03 UTCM 5.0 / 119.4 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 26 Sep 2013
Thu, 26 Sep 00:21 UTCM 4.4 / 144 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sat, 28 Sep 2013
Sat, 28 Sep 22:51 UTCM 4.5 / 136.2 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Oct 2013
Wed, 2 Oct 22:21 UTCM 4.6 / 142.6 km - [info]208km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sun, 6 Oct 2013
Sun, 6 Oct 09:56 UTCM 4.2 / 138.1 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 8 Oct 2013
Tue, 8 Oct 07:13 UTCM 4.6 / 75 km - [info]198km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 8 Oct 10:50 UTCM 4.2 / 180 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Wed, 9 Oct 2013
Wed, 9 Oct 13:35 UTCM 4.6 / 163.7 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 10 Oct 2013
Thu, 10 Oct 13:30 UTCM 4.4 / 21 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Tue, 15 Oct 2013
Tue, 15 Oct 22:26 UTCM 4.0 / 169 km - [info]4.0 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 25 Oct 2013
Fri, 25 Oct 20:34 UTCM 4.6 / 409 km - [info]265km NE of Dili, East Timor[Map]USGS
Sat, 26 Oct 2013
Sat, 26 Oct 14:55 UTCM 4.5 / 146 km - [info]KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 26 Oct 23:39 UTCM 4.5 / 170.3 km - [info]174km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Wed, 30 Oct 2013
Wed, 30 Oct 11:32 UTCM 4.0 / 155 km - [info]4.0 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 1 Nov 2013
Fri, 1 Nov 06:06 UTCM 4.8 / 313.9 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]USGS
Fri, 8 Nov 2013
Fri, 8 Nov 18:32 UTCM 4.7 / 127.2 km - [info]221km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sat, 9 Nov 2013
Sat, 9 Nov 10:58 UTCM 5.1 / 131.1 km - [info]247km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 Nov 2013
Tue, 12 Nov 01:07 UTCM 4.5 / 141 km - [info]4.5 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 12 Nov 09:55 UTCM 4.7 / 160 km - [info]210km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 Nov 12:16 UTCM 4.3 / 158 km - [info]4.3 BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 13 Nov 2013
Wed, 13 Nov 06:45 UTCM 4.5 / 264 km - [info]4.5 BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 15 Nov 2013
Fri, 15 Nov 00:44 UTCM 4.0 / 136.9 km - [info]194km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 18 Nov 2013
Mon, 18 Nov 07:33 UTCM 4.7 / 154.1 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 18 Nov 13:21 UTCM 4.3 / 155.9 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 18 Nov 16:41 UTCM 4.1 / 231 km - [info]4.1 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Nov 2013
Sun, 24 Nov 19:16 UTCM 4.4 / 150.9 km - [info]222km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 25 Nov 2013
Mon, 25 Nov 09:01 UTCM 4.5 / 242 km - [info]4.5 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 1 Dec 2013
Sun, 1 Dec 01:24 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km - [info]Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Dec 2013
Mon, 2 Dec 01:36 UTCM 4.6 / 24 km - [info]4.6 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 2 Dec 20:09 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info]4.2 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 2 Dec 23:54 UTCM 4.5 / 14 km - [info]4.5 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 4 Dec 2013
Wed, 4 Dec 01:04 UTCM 4.8 / 292.1 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Dec 12:20 UTCM 4.5 / 169.4 km - [info]213km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Fri, 6 Dec 2013
Fri, 6 Dec 16:07 UTCM 4.3 / 319 km - [info]4.3 KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 12 Dec 2013
Thu, 12 Dec 21:00 UTCM 4.4 / 160 km - [info]4.4 BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 16 Dec 2013
Mon, 16 Dec 01:24 UTCM 4.6 / 135.8 km - [info]284km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Wed, 18 Dec 2013
Wed, 18 Dec 05:27 UTCM 4.9 / 155.9 km - [info]222km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Wed, 18 Dec 15:18 UTCM 5.0 / 45.1 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]USGS
Thu, 19 Dec 2013
Thu, 19 Dec 21:34 UTCM 5.6 / 19.5 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]USGS
Sun, 22 Dec 2013
Sun, 22 Dec 08:01 UTCM 4.6 / 157 km - [info]295km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS

 

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