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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 9 December 2015
Dec 9 12:44: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.8.
Date & time: Wed, 9 Dec 10:21:46 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.18°S / 129.42°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (62 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^15 J (278 GWh / 2.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 14.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 9 Dec 2015
Wed, 9 Dec 10:21 UTCM 7.0 / 45 km BANDA SEAEMSC
Wed, 9 Dec 10:21 UTCM 6.9 / 33.9 km- 106km SE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS
Wed, 9 Dec 10:21 UTCM 7.1 / 26 kmBanda SeaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
yuma,az / MMI IX (Violent shaking): my house fell down off of a cliff.
banda see (12263.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Oh my god this was really strong (via app)
Kaimana (Indonesia) (471 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt it.. strong shaking.. (via EMSC)
Teluk Ambon (Indonesia) (157 km W from epicenter)(no details): Strong shake in Ambon !!!! For about 6 seconds (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 3 Jan 2016
Sun, 3 Jan 21:26 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]GFZ

 

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