Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 - information

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 225 km SE of Ambon City, Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku, Indonesia, martes, 08 sep. 2020

- Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 225 km SE of Ambon City, Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku, Indonesia, martes, 08 sep. 2020

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 200 km depth

8 Sep 00:51 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 6 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 190.0 a 192.0 km.
Sep 8 00:55: Source data changed de GFZ a BMKG
Profundidad recalculada de 186.0 a 194.0 km.
Sep 8 01:15: Magnitud recalculada de 6.3 a 6.1.
Profundidad recalculada de 194.0 a 200.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 8 Sep 2020 12:45:22 UTC -
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 200.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 4,86°S / 129,84°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Banda Api (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
162 km al N de Lesluru
198 km al SSE de Amahai (Greve Kommune) (pop: 47,700)
225 km al SE de Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
334 km al WNW de Tual (Karasu İlçesi) (pop: 39,500)
470 km al SSW de Sorong (Sānghar) (pop: 125,500)
646 km al SW de Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
685 km al SSE de Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
2550 km al E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG
Energía liberada estimada: 8,9 x 1013 joules (24,8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1,3 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.12 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 6.1183 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 6.12 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 6.1177 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 6.1192 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
M 5.9174 km197 km SSE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.9174 km197 Km SSE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS

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1666.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1901.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Darwin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Darwin CBD / not felt
Darwin / not felt
Java / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : too smooth..
Darwin, Australia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : monitor started shaking a bit and it felt like a huuge truck would pass close by
Darwin / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Darwin / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Brief swaying of building - 14 floors up
Darwin NT / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Darwin (Australia, 848 km S of epicenter) : Sudden Tug & shake (reported through EMSC)
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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 225 km SE of Ambon City, Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku, Indonesia, martes, 08 sep. 2020
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