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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Timor Region on Tuesday, 28 August 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Timor Region on Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Timor Region on Tuesday, 28 August 2018
28 Aug 07:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Aug 28 07:15: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Aug 28 07:31: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Date & time: Tuesday, 28 August 2018 07:08 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.9°S / 124.09°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) SE of Kupang (pop: 282,400)
118 km (73 mi) S of Soe (pop: 27,700)
149 km (93 mi) SE of Naisano Dua (pop: 2,300)
167 km (104 mi) SW of Kefamenanu (pop: 29,500)
192 km (119 mi) S of Pante Makasar (pop: 4,700)
1966 km (1222 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 28 Aug 07:08 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmTimor RegionGFZ
Tue, 28 Aug 07:08 UTCM 6.2 / 12 kmTIMOR REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
Tue, 28 Aug 07:08 UTCM 6.2 / 0.4 kmTimor RegionGeoAu
Tue, 28 Aug 07:08 UTCM 6.2 / 9.8 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
2018-08-28 15:08:09 +08:00 (28 Aug 07:08:09 UTC)M 6.2 / 8.6 km- 99km SE of Kupang, IndonesiaUSGS
28/08/2018 14:08:10 WIB (28 Aug 07:08:10 UTC)M 6.2 / 10 kmKupang (3 MMI)BMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (12)

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Mataram (884.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
834.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
1003 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
909.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
910.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Amlapura (969.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ubud, bali (1003.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed shook slightly (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 1042 km W of epicenter) : It’s miles from denpersar (reported through EMSC)
Gerung (Indonesia, 915 km W of epicenter) : Kaget (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 1019 km W of epicenter) : Not felt in Canggu, Bali (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 1016 km W of epicenter) : not felt near Denpasar, Bali (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 288 km NE of epicenter) : I felt the ground lightly swinging while sitting in the office (3rd floor). My colleague in the same office didn't notice it. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: Timor Region, 28 Aug 2018 07:08

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 22 Dec 2018 17:25 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Dec 2018 03:47 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2018 09:19 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    4.1 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 20 Sep 2018 17:01 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2018 21:53 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    17.8 km (11.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 28 Aug 2018 11:55 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Aug 2018 10:57 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Aug 2018 07:13 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Timor Region on Tuesday, 28 August 2018
 

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