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M7.1 earthquake - 229km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia, Monday, 10 December 2012 at 16:53 (GMT)

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - 227km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia on Monday, 10 December 2012

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - 227km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia on Monday, 10 December 2012
Date & time: Mon, 10 Dec 16:53:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 01:53
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 159.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.5403°S / 129.815°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Nila (39 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^15 J (783 GWh / 6.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 42.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 10 Dec 2012
Mon, 10 Dec 16:53 UTCM 7.1 / 162 km BANDA SEAEMSC
Mon, 10 Dec 16:53 UTCM 7.0 / 164 kmBanda SeaGFZ
Mon, 10 Dec 16:53 UTCM 7.1 / 151 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
Mon, 10 Dec 16:53 UTCM 7.3 / 161 kmBanda SeaBMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woken up by a feeling of movement. Heard noise and thought it was thunder. Looked up and saw and heard ceiling fan shaking. Confusing as I had never had this experience previously.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken at 2:27 local time, bed shaking.
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke everyone up in the house, plates and windows continued to rattle
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was awoken by shaking glass panes and hanging doors. Building had gently but lengthy sway about it (on 13th floor)
Darwin / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Fannie Bay / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted about 60 Seconds. It woke us up and became increasingly noticable to the point we woke the kids and went outside. We have felt a few over the years and this was the strongest and the longest I can remember.
Darwin / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was 15 stories up, and was awoken by the quake.
Darwin (Australia) (660 km S from epicenter)(no details): the movement went on for around 10 swcs in waves (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (660 km S from epicenter)(no details): The noise preceeded the movement and persisted longer then the movement (via EMSC)
(Australia) (1458 km S from epicenter)(no details): I am more concerned with a possible tsunami. (via EMSC)
Nhulunbuy (Australia) (981 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The bed shook (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (660 km S from epicenter)(no details): lasted for a number of minutes (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (660 km S from epicenter)(no details): It woke us all up and the rumbling was quite loud and intense. (via EMSC)
Nightcliff (Australia) (652 km S from epicenter)(no details): Prolonged shake in Darwin (via EMSC)
Darwin (Australia) (653 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was slightly feelable. But we have felt at least from far away. (via EMSC)
Malak (Australia) (647 km S from epicenter)(no details): It stopped for about 2mins then I went upstairs and it started again for a bit. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 10 Dec 17:07 UTCM 5.3 / 145 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Mon, 10 Dec 17:32 UTCM 4.9 / 148 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Mon, 10 Dec 18:55 UTCM 4.9 / 160 km - [info]4.9 BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 10 Dec 19:58 UTCM 4.8 / 164 km - [info]4.8 BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 10 Dec 20:47 UTCM 5.3 / 166.5 km - [info]223km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 11 Dec 2012
Tue, 11 Dec 20:00 UTCM 4.2 / 181 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Wed, 12 Dec 2012
Wed, 12 Dec 04:27 UTCM 4.4 / 102 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Thu, 13 Dec 2012
Thu, 13 Dec 07:10 UTCM 4.3 / 167 km - [info]4.3 BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 13 Dec 21:19 UTCM 4.0 / 188 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Fri, 14 Dec 2012
Fri, 14 Dec 22:37 UTCM 4.8 / 133.9 km - [info]227km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sun, 16 Dec 2012
Sun, 16 Dec 15:41 UTCM 4.3 / 147 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Sun, 16 Dec 17:09 UTCM 4.1 / 519 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Mon, 17 Dec 2012
Mon, 17 Dec 07:18 UTCM 4.8 / 173 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Tue, 18 Dec 2012
Tue, 18 Dec 19:02 UTCM 4.5 / 140 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Thu, 20 Dec 2012
Thu, 20 Dec 02:11 UTCM 4.6 / 151.4 km - [info]295km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 20 Dec 07:01 UTCM 4.4 / 163.4 km - [info]209km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 20 Dec 13:29 UTCM 4.2 / 162 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Thu, 20 Dec 13:38 UTCM 4.8 / 162.1 km - [info]247km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 20 Dec 13:48 UTCM 4.6 / 142 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Fri, 21 Dec 2012
Fri, 21 Dec 14:42 UTCM 4.3 / 214 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Fri, 21 Dec 16:55 UTCM 4.5 / 176 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Sat, 22 Dec 2012
Sat, 22 Dec 03:44 UTCM 4.3 / 156 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Sat, 22 Dec 10:58 UTCM 4.7 / 178.2 km - [info]265km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 24 Dec 2012
Mon, 24 Dec 03:57 UTCM 4.7 / 134 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Mon, 24 Dec 18:07 UTCM 4.7 / 189 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Mon, 24 Dec 19:29 UTCM 4.3 / 168 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]BMKG
Tue, 25 Dec 2012
Tue, 25 Dec 03:30 UTCM 4.4 / 169.6 km - [info]210km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Fri, 28 Dec 2012
Fri, 28 Dec 10:13 UTCM 4.5 / 150.7 km - [info]221km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sat, 29 Dec 2012
Sat, 29 Dec 02:05 UTCM 4.6 / 147 km - [info]4.6 BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Dec 08:33 UTCM 4.7 / 156 km - [info] BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 29 Dec 20:29 UTCM 4.6 / 162.5 km - [info]218km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sat, 29 Dec 22:43 UTCM 4.5 / 168.5 km - [info]219km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS

 

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