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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Banda Sea on Thursday, 28 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Thursday, 28 August 2014
Date & time: Thursday, 28 August 2014 06:23 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.634°S / 128.458°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
188 km (117 mi) NE of Lospalos (pop: 17,200)
2391 km (1486 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 28 Aug 06:23 UTCM 6.0 / 136 kmBanda SeaGeoAu

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Banda Sea, 28 Aug 2014 06:23

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (11 quakes):
  • 23 Feb 2015 19:07 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    158 km (98.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Feb 2015 18:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    141 km (87.6 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 16 Jan 2015 23:55 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    134.9 km (83.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Dec 2014 06:32 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    166.6 km (103.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Dec 2014 13:29 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Nov 2014 10:05 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    154 km (95.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Oct 2014 12:45 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    177 km (110 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Oct 2014 08:00 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    160 km (99.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Sep 2014 00:49 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    167 km (103.8 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Sep 2014 11:10 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    130 km (80.8 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Sep 2014 00:50 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    265 km (164.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Banda Sea on Thursday, 28 August 2014
 

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