Magnitude 7.6 - BANDA SEA

2006 January 27 16:58:53 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Location 5.482°S, 128.093°E
Depth397 km (246.7 miles) set by location program
Distances200 km (125 miles) S of Ambon, Moluccas, Indonesia
445 km (275 miles) NE of DILI, East Timor
825 km (510 miles) NNW of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia
2370 km (1470 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=258, Nph=258, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Event IDusika7
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Felt (V) on Ambon; (IV) at Kupang, Saumlaki, Sorong, Tual, and Waingapu; (III) at Makassar, Indonesia. Felt at Denpasar. Felt (IV) at Dili, East Timor and (III) at Darwin, Australia. Felt (III) at Davao and Marawi, Mindanao, Philippines. Also felt at Jabiru and Humpty Doo-MacMinns Lagoon, Australia.

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