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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Timor Region on Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Timor Region on Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Timor Region on Wednesday, 4 November 2015
4 Nov 03:48 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 4 minutes.
Nov 4 06:48: Magnitude recalculée de 6.3 à 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 17.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 4 November 2015 03:44 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.23°S / 124.92°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km NW de Maubara (pop: 16,300)
61 km NW de Liquica (pop: 19,000)
79 km NW de Gleno (pop: 8,100)
81 km NW de Dili (pop: 150,000)
97 km N de Atambua (pop: 35,800)
2007 km E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 4 Nov 03:44 UTCM 6.5 / 17 kmTimor RegionGFZ
Wed, 4 Nov 03:44 UTCM 6.5 / 15 kmKEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIAEMSC
Wed, 4 Nov 03:44 UTCM 6.3 / 14.3 km- 77km WNW of Dili, East TimorUSGS
Wed, 4 Nov 03:44 UTCM 6.6Timor RegionGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

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Dili, Timor-Leste / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mandarin, Dili (79.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was indoor when it happened and I could feel all the furniture shaking. I run outside and even after I was outside I could still feel it for a few more seconds. It was one of the longest quake I have experienced in Timor.
Díli (Timor-Leste, 77 km E of epicenter) : In Dili (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 77 km E of epicenter) : Medium tremble probably around 5.5 on the Dili North coast of Timor-Leste (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 11868 km NW of epicenter) : I was in the office on a 4th floor, i felt strong shaking, ground moving, windows and furniture tembling. Everyone ran out of the building. (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 88 km SE of epicenter) : Díli (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 87 km SE of epicenter) : Only lasted maybe 5 seconds but quite strong (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 87 km SE of epicenter) : This was massive (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 86 km SE of epicenter) : Stonger and longer(5sec) than the one at 0725 this morning. (reported through EMSC)
Kota Garut (Indonesia, 1870 km W of epicenter) : Felt IV-V MMI Scale (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 86 km E of epicenter) : Doors open, one broken glass in a window. People running to outdoor areas (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 85 km E of epicenter) : Longer than the one earlier this morning (reported through EMSC)
Pante Macassar (Timor-Leste, 113 km SW of epicenter) : 5 séc... no damages (reported through EMSC)
Hera (Timor-Leste, 89 km E of epicenter) : No damage found (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: Timor Region, 4 Nov 2015 03h44

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 17 Apr 2016 12:15 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 25 Mar 2016 17:02 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Dec 2015 22:37 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Nov 2015 06:55 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 21 Nov 2015 16:44 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Nov 2015 19:33 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    47.5 km (29.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Nov 2015 16:24 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Nov 2015 12:24 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Nov 2015 18:47 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    54.6 km (33.9 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Nov 2015 13:24 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Nov 2015 08:14 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Nov 2015 04:34 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Map of aftershocks

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Timor Region on Wednesday, 4 November 2015
 

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