Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Monday, 3 February 2014

Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 53 km west of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, February 03, 2014 22:36:41

Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 53 km west of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, February 03, 2014 22:36:41

Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 18 km depth

3 Feb 22:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
Date & time: Feb 3, 2014 22:36:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, February 03, 2014 22:36:41
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 18.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.1643°S / 128.0995°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.164°N / 51.901°W
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
194 km (120 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (144 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) S of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) SSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (321 mi) NE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) NE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (245 mi) S of Ambon Island (pop: 501,400) --> 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.925 kmBanda SeaGFZ
5.940 km KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
6.118 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
6.138 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (17 quakes)

  • 30 Jul 2014 13:39 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    286 km (177.7 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 May 2014 08:56 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    169 km (105 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 May 2014 04:14 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    136.5 km (84.8 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 May 2014 03:52 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    148 km (92 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 May 2014 03:46 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 May 2014 11:12 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    161.1 km (100.1 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Apr 2014 10:00 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    158.1 km (98.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Mar 2014 15:32 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    170.9 km (106.2 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Feb 2014 12:09 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    162.3 km (100.8 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Feb 2014 07:56 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Feb 2014 02:12 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Feb 2014 01:16 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 04 Feb 2014 01:05 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Feb 2014 00:32 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    28.6 km (17.8 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Feb 2014 00:27 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    7.3 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Feb 2014 23:54 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    14.5 km (9 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Feb 2014 22:50 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    60.5 km (37.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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