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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Flores Sea on Friday, 27 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Flores Sea on Friday, 27 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - Flores Sea on Friday, 27 February 2015
Feb 27 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.9.
Date & time: Friday, 27 February 2015 13:45 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 548.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.33°S / 122.49°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ilikedeka (89 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^15 J (392 GWh / 3.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 21.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 27 Feb 2015
Fri, 27 Feb 13:45 UTCM 7.0 / 548 kmFLORES SEAEMSC
Fri, 27 Feb 13:45 UTCM 7.0 / 552.3 km131km N of Nebe, IndonesiaUSGS
Fri, 27 Feb 13:45 UTCM 6.8 / 525 kmFlores SeaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Lombok Kuta / MMI III (Weak shaking): bed was few times in a minute shakeing, water in the glass on the table was waveing/moving
Dili / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
sanur bali / MMI III (Weak shaking): beds shook window panes rattled for about 3 secs
waiara beach near maumere, flores / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dili / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Was in bed. Felt the bed shaking.
Kuta legian / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Moderat shaking for about 20 seconds portable fans light fixtures were shaking clothes on coat hangers were shaking no evident major damage as it dark to hard to notice at this time of the night
Bali Indonesia legian kuta / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking for a good 20sec no major damage of any kind to windows maybe a few extra cracks in structures hopefully there won't be too many after shocks
bali / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting on balcony and chairs trembling
gili trawangan / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): It felt like someone was kicking once heavily against my bed and i heard cracking in the ceiling.
Sanur / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Started feeling dizzy..I was feeling lightheaded and ground moving
Huu, Sumbawa, Indonesia (479.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): very subtle shaking for about 20 seconds
denpasar, Bali / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was laying in bed and it started to shake, I wasn't sure if it was earthquake until it started to shake again
Dili / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dili / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nusa Dua Bali / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
canggu (823.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
denpasar, Bali / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
denpasar, Bali / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia (817.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): small vibrations...felt as though a large Truck was slowly moving past.
dili / MMI IX (Violent shaking): At arond 22:46 of 27.02.2015 in east timor dili a quake was felt.bed and closets moving aron 8 to 10cm from wall
Bali / MMI III (Weak shaking)
lombok / MMI III (Weak shaking)
dili / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Bed moving 8 to 10cm from the wall
Bali / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Noticeable trembling in kuta
PA, Dili / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mangsit, Lombok / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Gentle rocking of table. Almost unnoticed
Díli (Timor-Leste) (362 km E from epicenter)(no details): Two shocks of about 5 seconds each about two minutes apart with the second one at 10.47pm (I noted the time as I suspected an earth tremor) (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (821 km W from epicenter)(no details): the bed vibrated and the clothes, which was hanging also started to shake (via EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste) (364 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt an earthquake in Dili. (via EMSC)
Denpasar City (Indonesia) (815 km W from epicenter)(no details): Dogs started barking. When the tremor stopped, I noticed the dogs stopped also. I've never noticed this thing about the dogs before. (via EMSC)
Klungkung Sub-District (Indonesia) (793 km W from epicenter)(no details): great earthquake shocks in Klungkung, Bali... (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (640 km W from epicenter)(no details): Not strong just like wave (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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