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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Saturday, 21 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Saturday, 21 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Saturday, 21 November 2015
Nov 21 09:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Sat, 21 Nov 09:06:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 96.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.3°S / 130.1°E
Nearest volcano: Nila (107 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 21 Nov
Sat, 21 Nov 09:06 UTCM 6.1 / 100 kmKEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 21 Nov 09:06 UTCM 6.1 / 67.3 km- 174km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Coolalinga / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted around a minute
Darwin. NT. Australia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Darwin australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin (Australia) (579 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt in darwin slight shaking for around 1 minute (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 25 Dec
Fri, 25 Dec 15:48 UTCM 4.3 / 148 km - [info]Serua (25 km) BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 26 Dec
Sat, 26 Dec 06:44 UTCM 4.7 / 175 km - [info] (49 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 31 Dec
Thu, 31 Dec 23:39 UTCM 4.9 / 121 km - [info] (73 km)Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Sun, 3 Jan
Sun, 3 Jan 01:38 UTCM 4.4 / 165 km - [info]Wurlali (25 km)KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 10 Jan
Sun, 10 Jan 06:01 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Wurlali (100 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Fri, 22 Jan
Fri, 22 Jan 17:04 UTCM 4.3 / 116 km - [info]Serua (38 km) BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 27 Jan
Wed, 27 Jan 12:48 UTCM 4.4 / 156.8 km - [info]Serua (18 km)- 230km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 6 Feb
Sat, 6 Feb 13:31 UTCM 4.5 / 165 km - [info]Serua (30 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Feb
Tue, 16 Feb 06:33 UTCM 4.6 / 129 km - [info]Serua (51 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Feb 12:37 UTCM 4.5 / 186 km - [info]Wurlali (64 km)KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 20 Feb
Sat, 20 Feb 11:08 UTCM 5.2 / 154 km - [info] (76 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 22 Feb
Mon, 22 Feb 21:10 UTCM 4.3 / 127 km - [info] (58 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Thu, 25 Feb
Thu, 25 Feb 12:17 UTCM 4.8 / 169 km - [info]Wurlali (61 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Fri, 26 Feb
Fri, 26 Feb 23:32 UTCM 4.3 / 162 km - [info]Serua (25 km) BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Feb
Sun, 28 Feb 03:55 UTCM 4.6 / 133 km - [info]Wurlali (53 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 28 Feb 15:50 UTCM 4.4 / 144 km - [info]Wurlali (41 km)KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Mar
Tue, 1 Mar 13:32 UTCM 4.7 / 126 km - [info]Serua (30 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Tue, 1 Mar 13:33 UTCM 4.3 / 125 km - [info] (191 km)KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Mar 21:56 UTCM 4.5 / 111 km - [info]Wurlali (35 km)KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 3 Mar
Thu, 3 Mar 15:30 UTCM 4.3 / 129 km - [info] (51 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sat, 5 Mar
Sat, 5 Mar 13:31 UTCM 4.2 / 149.9 km - [info]Wurlali (57 km)- 300km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sat, 26 Mar
Sat, 26 Mar 23:13 UTCM 4.6 / 164 km - [info]Wurlali (40 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 27 Mar
Sun, 27 Mar 01:20 UTCM 4.4 / 160 km - [info] (47 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Mon, 28 Mar
Mon, 28 Mar 01:55 UTCM 4.2 / 93 km - [info]Serua (17 km) BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Apr
Mon, 11 Apr 14:20 UTCM 4.3 / 124 km - [info] (92 km)KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 14 Apr
Thu, 14 Apr 19:40 UTCM 4.3 / 170 km - [info]Teon (23 km) BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 14 Apr 23:15 UTCM 5.5 / 171 km - [info] (81 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Laying in bed felt movement checked time then checked the web bingo same time
Darwin (Australia) (618 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Lasted for longer than 60 seconds (via EMSC)
(Timor-Leste) (298 km W from epicenter)(no details): Rocked our car in Dili (via EMSC)
Sun, 17 Apr
Sun, 17 Apr 23:44 UTCM 4.5 / 81 km - [info]Serua (171 km)Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Fri, 22 Apr
Fri, 22 Apr 04:47 UTCM 5.0 / 166 km - [info] (67 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Apr
Tue, 26 Apr 09:14 UTCM 4.4 / 124 km - [info]Teon (55 km)KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Apr 18:08 UTCM 4.4 / 157.6 km - [info]Nila (28 km)- 213km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 28 Apr
Thu, 28 Apr 20:15 UTCM 4.7 / 155 km - [info]Wurlali (74 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Thu, 5 May
Thu, 5 May 21:53 UTCM 4.7 / 106 km - [info]Serua (97 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Mon, 9 May
Mon, 9 May 15:19 UTCM 4.9 / 161 km - [info]Nila (38 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 29 May
Sun, 29 May 18:20 UTCM 5.0 / 164 km - [info]Teon (60 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Thu, 9 Jun
Thu, 9 Jun 19:57 UTCM 4.6 / 139 km - [info]Serua (32 km) BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 10 Jun
Fri, 10 Jun 13:27 UTCM 4.7 / 174 km - [info]Teon (47 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Fri, 17 Jun
Fri, 17 Jun 08:39 UTCM 5.0 / 146 km - [info]Wurlali (70 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 19 Jun
Sun, 19 Jun 01:27 UTCM 4.4 / 126 km - [info]Teon (34 km)KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Jun
Tue, 21 Jun 04:53 UTCM 5.1 / 146 km - [info]Serua (55 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 26 Jun
Sun, 26 Jun 19:46 UTCM 4.3 / 93 km - [info]Nila (102 km)Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Mon, 27 Jun
Mon, 27 Jun 12:29 UTCM 4.5 / 85 km - [info]Nila (108 km)Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Sat, 2 Jul
Sat, 2 Jul 23:29 UTCM 4.4 / 92 km - [info]Wurlali (95 km)- Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 5 Jul
Tue, 5 Jul 04:32 UTCM 4.6 / 230 km - [info]Wurlali (50 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Jul
Mon, 18 Jul 05:32 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Wurlali (144 km)Timor Sea[Map]GFZ
Sat, 23 Jul
Sat, 23 Jul 02:26 UTCM 4.8 / 134 km - [info]Wurlali (59 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 31 Jul
Sun, 31 Jul 17:20 UTCM 4.6 / 208 km - [info]Teon (46 km) BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 1 Aug
Mon, 1 Aug 23:11 UTCM 4.6 / 126 km - [info]Teon (52 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Thu, 4 Aug
Thu, 4 Aug 01:26 UTCM 5.1 - [info]Teon (63 km)Banda Sea[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 6 Aug
Sat, 6 Aug 10:55 UTCM 5.4 / 197 km - [info]Nila (39 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ

 

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