Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 January 2004 at 22:15 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Seram, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 January 2004 at 22:15 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 17 km depth

Date & time: 28 Jan 2004 10:15:30 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 17.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.12°S / 127.4°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Anuuni (Maluku)
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Tosu (Maluku)
108 km (67 mi) NW of Ambon (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
171 km (106 mi) W of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
435 km (270 mi) S of Ternate (Maluku Utara) (pop: 101,700)
496 km (308 mi) WSW of Sorong (Papua Barat) (pop: 125,500)
585 km (364 mi) SSE of Manado (Sulawesi Utara) (pop: 451,900)
2304 km (1432 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.717 kmSeram, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Seram, Indonesia, 28 January 22:15 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 25 May 2004 07:33 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    246 km (152.9 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 May 2004 23:38 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2004 09:15 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    121.7 km (75.6 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2004 09:05 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    25.4 km (15.8 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Feb 2004 21:42 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Feb 2004 22:37 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Jan 2004 02:49 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jan 2004 02:42 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    82.3 km (51.1 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jan 2004 01:21 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jan 2004 00:59 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jan 2004 23:35 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jan 2004 22:37 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 January 2004 at 22:15 (GMT)
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