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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 24 October 2017
24 Oct 10:50 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 3 minutes.
Oct 24 10:51: Magnitude recalculée de 6.8 à 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 578.0 à 566.0 km.
Oct 24 10:54: Magnitude recalculée de 6.7 à 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 566.0 à 556.0 km.
Oct 24 11:01: Magnitude recalculée de 6.3 à 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 556.0 à 548.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 24 October 2017 10:47 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 548.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.27°S / 123.04°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Batu Tara (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
176 km NE de Maumere (pop: 47,600)
1793 km E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 24 Oct 10:47 UTCM 6.7 / 548 kmBanda SeaGFZ
Tue, 24 Oct 10:47 UTCM 6.5 / 550 km BANDA SEAEMSC
Tue, 24 Oct 10:47 UTCM 6.7 / 549.2 km- 141km NNE of Palue, IndonesiaUSGS

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England / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dili, timor leste / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Seminyak, Bali (881.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I have seated on the bed and it started shaking. It was pretty strong. (reported through our app)
Wolvega, Netherland (12447.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
1045.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Gentle tremble for about 10 seconds on 5th floor. (reported through our app)
Ubud, Bali (868.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed shaking for about 20 sec (reported through our app)
Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : freely suspended wall shaked
Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking of the bed. Ceiling-Lamp swinging very slightly. Drink in a glass moving, as well as the pool. Duration: around 30 seconds.
876.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Sanur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 311 km SE of epicenter) : I was sitting on an office chair in the 3rd floor when I felt it moving and heard the wall separations to make a sound due to the shaking. (reported through EMSC)
(Timor-Leste, 326 km SE of epicenter) : Just shake a little (reported through EMSC)
Venilale (Timor-Leste, 397 km E of epicenter) : We felt this earthquake in Venilale, East Timor. (reported through EMSC)
Díli (Timor-Leste, 311 km SE of epicenter) : I have a hanging wardrobe and everything swung back and forth. No noise, eerily quiet. Home alone with dogs and no strange behaviour from them (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake: Banda Sea, 24 Oct 2017 10h47

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 24 October 2017

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