Magnitude 7.5 - KEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIA

2004 November 11 21:26:41 UTC

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Magnitude7.5
Date-Time
Location 8.172°S, 124.856°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionKEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIA
Distances 90 km (55 miles) WNW of DILI, East Timor
260 km (160 miles) NNE of Kupang, Timor, Indonesia
360 km (225 miles) ENE of Ende, Flores, Indonesia
810 km (500 miles) NW of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 8.2 km (5.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=186, Nph=186, Dmin=258 km, Rmss=1.19 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
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Event IDusqsci
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    At least 25 people killed, 234 injured, 781 buildings destroyed and 7616 damaged on Alor. Roads blocked in some areas due to landslides. Felt (VIII) at Kalabahi. Felt as far away as Dili, Timor.

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