Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Region, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 1 April 2015 at 09:35 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Tanimbar Islands Region, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 1 April 2015 at 09:35 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Apr 11:17 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 1 hour and 41 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 1 Apr 2015 09:35:57 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.935°S / 132.52°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) S of Tual (pop: 39,500)
517 km (321 mi) SW of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
565 km (351 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
600 km (373 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
688 km (427 mi) SSE of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
697 km (433 mi) SSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
874 km (543 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2838 km (1763 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.010 kmTanimbar Islands Region, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Tanimbar Islands Region, Indonesia, 1 April 09:35 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 01 Apr 2015 09:35 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Region, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 1 April 2015 at 09:35 (GMT)
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