Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Timor Region (Indonesia) on Saturday, 18 May 2019

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Savu Sea, 91 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia, on Saturday, 18 May 2019 at 11:14 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Savu Sea, 91 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia, on Saturday, 18 May 2019 at 11:14 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 May 16:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 hours.
Date & time: 18 May 2019 11:14:50 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.11°S / 123.72°E (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Iliwerung (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) WNW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) N of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) W of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) ESE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WSW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) E of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) E of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) E of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) E of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SW of Pura Island (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) W of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) E of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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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6.010 kmTimor Region (Indonesia)BMKG

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (40 quakes):
  • 14 Nov 2019 05:17 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Nov 2019 11:12 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Nov 2019 01:53 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Nov 2019 15:58 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 21 Oct 2019 15:46 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Sep 2019 21:18 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Sep 2019 17:59 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Sep 2019 07:46 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Sep 2019 17:28 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Sep 2019 03:32 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Sep 2019 11:54 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 04 Sep 2019 18:25 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    97 km (60.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Sep 2019 04:17 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Aug 2019 21:13 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    75 km (46.6 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Aug 2019 07:03 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Aug 2019 07:03 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    77 km (47.8 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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