Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 - information

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - 225 km southeast da Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, martedì, 08 settembre 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - 225 km southeast da Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, martedì, 08 settembre 2020

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 200 km depth

8 Sep 00:51 UTC: Primo a segnalare: BMKG dopo 6 minuti.
Profondità ricalcolata da 190.0 a 192.0 km.
Sep 8 00:55: Source data changed da GFZ a BMKG
Profondità ricalcolata da 186.0 a 194.0 km.
Sep 8 01:15: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.3 a 6.1.
Profondità ricalcolata da 194.0 a 200.0 km.
Data & ora: 8 Sep 2020 12:45:22 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 200.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 4,86°S / 129,84°E (Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Banda Api (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
198 km SSE da Amahai (pop: 47,700)
225 km SE da Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
334 km WNW da Tual (pop: 39,500)
470 km SSW da Sorong (pop: 125,500)
646 km SW da Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
650 km WSW da Nabire (pop: 43,900)
685 km SSE da Ternate (pop: 101,700)
2550 km E da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG
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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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.12 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 6.1183 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 6.12 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 6.1177 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 6.1192 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
M 5.9174 km197 km SSE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.9174 km197 Km SSE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (11)

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1666.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1901.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Darwin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Darwin CBD / not felt
Darwin / not felt
Java / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : too smooth..
Darwin, Australia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : monitor started shaking a bit and it felt like a huuge truck would pass close by
Darwin / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Darwin / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Brief swaying of building - 14 floors up
Darwin NT / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Darwin (Australia, 848 km S of epicenter) : Sudden Tug & shake (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake 225 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 8 September 00:45 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 01 Dec 2020 08:42 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Nov 2020 14:16 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    219 km (136.1 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Nov 2020 11:50 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    269 km (167.1 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 06:32 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    195 km (121.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 16:11 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    165 km (102.5 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 225 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 at 00:45 (GMT)

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