Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 119km NNW of Nggilat, Indonesia on Saturday, 21 September 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Flores Sea, 75 km a sud ovest da Pulau Nambolaki , Indonesia, sabato, 21 settembre 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Flores Sea, 75 km a sud ovest da Pulau Nambolaki , Indonesia, sabato, 21 settembre 2013

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 537 km depth

21 Sep 01:59 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 20 minuti.
Data & ora: 21 Sep 2013 01:39:14 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Saturday, September 21, 2013 09:39:14
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 536.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 7.2641°S / 119.9609°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Sangeang Api (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km N da Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
160 km NNO da Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
190 km NE da Bima (pop: 67,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
217 km NE da Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
226 km SSE da Galesong (pop: 83,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
240 km S da Sinjai (pop: 40,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
242 km SSE da Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
257 km NO da Ende (pop: 77,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
268 km N da Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
1453 km E da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
199 km NO da Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
429 km ENE da Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
83 km OSO da Pulau Tanahjampea Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.0535 kmFlores SeaGFZ
M 6.1537 km119km NNW of Nggilat, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.0538 kmFlores SeaGeoAu
M 5.7538 kmFlores SeaBMKG

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South kuta (551.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in bed on the 3rd floor of my Bali hotel and i felt the bed moving back and forth ..
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Flores Sea, 75 km southwest of Pulau Nambolaki Island, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, September 21, 2013 09:39:14

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 19 Mar 2014 23:21 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    576 km (357.9 mi) depth
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Jan 2014 00:52 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    580.3 km (360.6 mi) depth
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 2013 20:36 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    374 km (232.4 mi) depth
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Flores Sea, 75 km southwest of Pulau Nambolaki Island, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, September 21, 2013 09:39:14
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