Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Timor Sea, 47 km east of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 at 07:55 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Timor Sea, 47 km east of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 at 07:55 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.6 at 10 km depth

15 Jan 08:02 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 7 minutes.
Jan 15 08:15: Magnitude recalculée de 5.8 à 5.6.
Date & time: 15 Jan 2020 07:55:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.3°S / 124.02°E (Timor Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Sirung (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km ESE de Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
57 km SSO de Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
107 km SSO de Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
164 km SO de Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
174 km SO de Suai (Timor oriental) (pop: 21,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
258 km SO de Dili (Timor oriental) (pop: 150,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
273 km SE de Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
305 km ESE de Ende (pop: 77,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
418 km E de Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
433 km ESE de Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
272 km SO de Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
225 km S de Pura Island (pop: 5,350) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
368 km ESE de Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
5.610 kmTimor Region (Indonesia)GFZ
5.510 kmTimor Region, IndonesiaEMSC
5.644 kmTimor Region (Indonesia)BMKG
5.722 kmTimor Region (Indonesia)GeoAu
5.510 km61km ESE of Kupang, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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yeah i was there, it was pretty lit. my dog flippe / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : i would like to personally thank obama for coming to get me and my pets out the hood. naybahood 4L. LLCC  
Kupang / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Dili (Timor-Leste, 245 km NE of epicenter) : I was in level 8 and it was strong enough to make everyone panics and went out the building through evacuation route. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 quakes):
  • 09 Mar 2020 05:56 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Feb 2020 06:01 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Feb 2020 19:26 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Feb 2020 16:00 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Feb 2020 09:04 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Jan 2020 17:54 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Jan 2020 17:58 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Jan 2020 11:24 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Jan 2020 11:05 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Jan 2020 03:51 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 16 Jan 2020 22:04 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 16 Jan 2020 00:14 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Jan 2020 12:16 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Jan 2020 11:09 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Jan 2020 10:55 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Jan 2020 10:01 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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