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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Wednesday, 26 February 2020
Feb 26 07:41: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 51.0 to 56.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 26 February 2020 07:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.63°S / 131.19°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (198 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 26 Feb 2020
Wed, 26 Feb 07:33 UTCM 5.9 / 40 kmKep. Tanimbar Region, IndonesiaEMSC
Wed, 26 Feb 07:33 UTCM 5.9 / 39 kmTanimbar Islands Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
Wed, 26 Feb 07:33 UTCM 6.0 / 71 kmTanimbar Islands Reg., IndonesiaBMKG
Wed, 26 Feb 07:33 UTCM 6.0 / 69.9 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
Wed, 26 Feb 07:33 UTCM 5.9 / 61.2 kmKepulauan Tanimbar, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Darwin (534.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on my 7th floor balcony I felt the building shaking for about 15 seconds
(537 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Darwin (527.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was at my desk working when I felt the desk shake. It rocked me in my chair and I could hear things in my office rattling. I estimate the shaking lasted for about a minute.
Singapore (3193.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very minor tremor felt when i put my palms on the table. Cannot feel while walking.
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking): On balcony Darwin CBD 22nd floor. Light shaking to chair sitting in. Went and lay on bed, distinct shake to bed for 20-30 seconds
Berrimah (535.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light shaking, only noticeable while sitting or laying. Lasted for about 30 seconds (via app)
Darwin Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking): At first thought there was a heavy truck passing by. Lasted about 2 or 3 min
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(590.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(40.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Beyond the violent.Indescribable.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Millner / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(543.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(874 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt
Palmerston / MMI III (Weak shaking): Thought was parents in room again, but it was earthquake
Darwin / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Chair shaking 2nd floor apartment.
(541.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Computer screen shook backwards and forwards and I could hear rattling in the building and some kind of background rumbling noise like traffic.
Driver Palmerston / MMI V (Moderate shaking): On the shitter stood up to wipe and fell on ground. Alot of mess to clean
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt a rumble and tremor while working on computer inside hotel room. Felt a queasy feeling in stomach
Bees creek darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(537.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Durack NT Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Humpty doo pub / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was in bar and stool was wobbly, also waitresses bolt on's moving violentlty
Tennant creek / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt like vibrations thru house and sounded like underground water rumbling . lasted 30 seconds
Mcminns lagoon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in a chair beer in hand. Easily noticeable. Slight effect on swimming pool, beer unshaken.
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Malak, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (530.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Marakai NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking lasted upto 40 seconds, npool water splashing
Palmerston Nt (540.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Walls shaking. Felt like truck passing but no truck.
Darwin NT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ludmilla NT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking of raised house with one strong jolt.
Darwin NT. Australia. (531.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard a low rumbling sound & started to feel myself move (seated in chair). Lasted for 30 to 45 seconds. Neighbour sitting outside felt it as well, partner in pool didn't notice anything.
Darwin City NT Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (539.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate but long lasting - we're 10 stories up though. (via app)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Darwin (538.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
DURACK (539.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(533.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Darwin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Humpty Doo, nt (552.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Chair was moving and felt a bit nauseous (via app)
(657.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(536.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(537.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(538.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Darwin (Australia) (547 km S from epicenter)(no details): Wardrobe doors rhythmically banging for about 10 seconds. Very slight felt movement. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (543 km S from epicenter)(no details): Was at a restaurant in the city and felt the table and bench rumble (via EMSC)
Central Coast (Australia) (3540 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Darwin Australia (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (2381 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shake (via EMSC)
Nhulunbuy (Australia) (795 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very minor (via EMSC)
West Arnhem (Australia) (612 km SE from epicenter)(no details): At Manmoyi outstation, West Arnhem, Northern Territory (via EMSC)
Coolalinga (Australia) (546 km S from epicenter)(no details): Had to hold the fish tank to stop it banging against the wall (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (540 km S from epicenter)(no details): Nope (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (531 km S from epicenter)(no details): The tremble and rumble probably lasted for approx 40 seconds, with our glass screen door shaking. (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (529 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Tiwi, Darwin. The doors were shaking (via EMSC)

 

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