Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 119km NNW of Nggilat, Indonesia on Saturday, 21 September 2013

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Flores Sea, 75 km southwest of Pulau Nambolaki Island, Indonesia, on Saturday, September 21, 2013 09:39:14

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Flores Sea, 75 km southwest of Pulau Nambolaki Island, Indonesia, on Saturday, September 21, 2013 09:39:14

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 537 km depth

21 Sep 01:59 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Sep 2013 01:39:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, September 21, 2013 09:39:14
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 536.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.2641°S / 119.9609°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sangeang Api (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) N of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) SSE of Galesong (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) S of Sinjai (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) SSE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) N of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) ENE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) NW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) ENE of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 6.0535 kmFlores SeaGFZ
M 6.1537 km119km NNW of Nggilat, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.0538 kmFlores SeaGeoAu
M 5.7538 kmFlores SeaBMKG

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South kuta (551.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in bed on the 3rd floor of my Bali hotel and i felt the bed moving back and forth ..
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 19 Mar 2014 23:21 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    576 km (357.9 mi) depth
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Jan 2014 00:52 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    580.3 km (360.6 mi) depth
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 2013 20:36 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    374 km (232.4 mi) depth
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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