Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 51 km west of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 11:45 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 51 km west of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 11:45 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Aug 11:49 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Aug 6 11:53: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Aug 6, 2014 11:45:24 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.29°S / 128.1°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.29°N / 51.9°W
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
183 km (114 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) ENE of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) S of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.110 kmBanda SeaGFZ
6.210 km KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
6.110 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (17 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jan 16, 2015 23:55
7 years ago
4.3

135 km
Banda Sea, 25 km SW of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 6, 2014 06:32
7 years ago
4.5

167 km
Banda Sea, 48 km SW of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2014 10:43
7 years ago
5.1

258 km
Banda Sea, 54 km NW of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 2, 2014 13:29
7 years ago
4.7

10 km
Banda Sea, 50 km NW of Meaterialam Island, IndonesiaMore
Dec 1, 2014 07:07
7 years ago
4.8

295 km
Banda Sea, 78 km NW of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 24, 2014 03:50
7 years ago
4.5

160 km
Banda Sea, 34 km E of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 9, 2014 10:05
7 years ago
4.7

154 km
Banda Sea, 41 km SW of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Oct 4, 2014 12:45
7 years ago
4.7

177 km
Banda Sea, 23 km S of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Oct 2, 2014 08:00
7 years ago
4.8

160 km
Banda Sea, 30 km S of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Sep 20, 2014 11:10
7 years ago
4.7

130 km
Banda Sea, 43 km S of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Sep 3, 2014 00:50
7 years ago
4.2

265 km
Banda Sea, 25 km S of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 28, 2014 06:23
7 years ago
6.0

136 km
Banda Sea, 39 km S of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 28, 2014 06:23
7 years ago
5.4

122 km
Banda Sea, 9.2 km S of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 15, 2014 12:34
7 years ago
4.7

22 km
Banda Sea, 358 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 6, 2014 15:16
7 years ago
5.1

10 km
Banda Sea, 44 km W of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 6, 2014 14:30
7 years ago
4.5

10 km
Banda Sea, 55 km W of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 6, 2014 13:05
7 years ago
4.9

10 km
Banda Sea, 56 km W of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore

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