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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 25 December 1995

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 25 December 1995
Date & time: Monday, 25 December 1995 04:43 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 141.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.903°S / 129.151°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2466 km (1532 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 25 Dec 04:43 UTCM 7.1 / 141.9 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia), 25 Dec 1995 04:43

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (24 quakes):
  • 06 Dec 1997 21:06 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    141.9 km (88.2 mi) depth
    |
    131 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Nov 1997 10:40 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    142.4 km (88.5 mi) depth
    |
    122 km (76 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Nov 1997 19:17 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    215.6 km (134 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 3 November 1997
  • 27 Oct 1997 22:28 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    153.1 km (95.1 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (61 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Oct 1997 16:06 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    152 km (94.4 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Oct 1997 00:54 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    131.1 km (81.5 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Sep 1997 17:16 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    145 km (90 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Aug 1997 07:06 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    109.8 km (68.2 mi) depth
    |
    131 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jun 1997 20:02 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 1997 16:18 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    125.1 km (77.7 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Apr 1997 00:54 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    122.1 km (75.9 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Mar 1997 04:40 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    102.1 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jan 1997 01:55 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    150 km (93.2 mi) depth
    |
    118 km (73 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jan 1997 13:29 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    150 km (93.2 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1997 22:43 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    177 km (110 mi) depth
    |
    118 km (73 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Sep 1996 19:18 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    151 km (94 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 25 December 1995
 

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