Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 58 km northeast of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 3 June 2008 at 22:04 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Flores Sea, 58 km northeast of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 3 June 2008 at 22:04 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 14 km depth

Date & time: 3 Jun 2008 22:04:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.1°S / 120.231°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Beliling (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) NE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ENE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) N of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) WNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) WNW of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) SSE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1492 km (927 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.014 kmFlores region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Flores Sea, 58 km northeast of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 3 June 2008 22:04 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 02 Sep 2008 11:00 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    190.5 km (118.4 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Aug 2008 03:26 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    39.9 km (24.8 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2008 22:09 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2008 22:03 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jun 2008 23:43 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 58 km northeast of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 3 June 2008 at 22:04 (GMT)
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