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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Oct 24 10:51: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 578.0 to 566.0 km.
Oct 24 10:54: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 566.0 to 556.0 km.
Oct 24 11:01: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 556.0 to 548.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 24 October 2017 10:47 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 548.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.27°S / 123.04°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Batu Tara (70 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Tue, 24 Oct 10:47 UTCM 6.5 / 550 kmBANDA SEAEMSC
Tue, 24 Oct 10:47 UTCM 6.7 / 549.2 km- 141km NNE of Palue, IndonesiaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
England / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dili, timor leste / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Seminyak, Bali (881.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I have seated on the bed and it started shaking. It was pretty strong. (via app)
Wolvega, Netherland (12447.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(1045.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Gentle tremble for about 10 seconds on 5th floor. (via app)
Ubud, Bali (868.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed shaking for about 20 sec (via app)
Bali / MMI IV (Light shaking): freely suspended wall shaked
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking of the bed. Ceiling-Lamp swinging very slightly. Drink in a glass moving, as well as the pool. Duration: around 30 seconds.
(876.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Sanur / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Díli (Timor-Leste) (311 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting on an office chair in the 3rd floor when I felt it moving and heard the wall separations to make a sound due to the shaking. (via EMSC)
(Timor-Leste) (326 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just shake a little (via EMSC)
Venilale (Timor-Leste) (397 km E from epicenter)(no details): We felt this earthquake in Venilale, East Timor. (via EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste) (311 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I have a hanging wardrobe and everything swung back and forth. No noise, eerily quiet. Home alone with dogs and no strange behaviour from them (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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