Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Friday, March 3, 2000 at 22:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Friday, March 3, 2000 at 22:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 142 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Mar 3, 2000 22:09:13 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 141.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.321°S / 128.491°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.321°N / 51.509°W
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
212 km (132 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) ENE of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) ENE of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (261 mi) ENE of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.4142 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes)

  • 13 Aug 2000 05:02 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    169.1 km (105.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Aug 2000 16:06 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    117.4 km (72.9 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Aug 2000 02:55 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    100.3 km (62.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Aug 2000 07:09 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    200 km (124.3 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Jul 2000 05:56 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    238.3 km (148.1 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jul 2000 02:44 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    167.4 km (104 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 2000 07:13 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    217.9 km (135.4 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 2000 13:47 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jun 2000 19:15 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    130 km (80.8 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 May 2000 03:23 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    268 km (166.5 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 May 2000 20:28 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    175.2 km (108.9 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 May 2000 12:15 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    150 km (93.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2000 07:37 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    142 km (88.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Apr 2000 05:55 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    153.2 km (95.2 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Mar 2000 22:00 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Mar 2000 02:54 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    126.8 km (78.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Mar 2000 12:41 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    112.9 km (70.2 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Mar 2000 22:46 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Mar 2000 13:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    132.2 km (82.1 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Mar 2000 21:59 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    145.4 km (90.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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