Magnitude 6.9 - BANDA SEA
2009 August 28 01:51:20 UTC
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|Depth||642.4 km (399.2 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||205 km (125 miles) SSE of Baubau, Sulawesi, Indonesia|
270 km (170 miles) NE of Ende, Flores, Indonesia
1005 km (620 miles) NW of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia
1845 km (1150 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.1 km (3.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=261, Nph=261, Dmin=469.4 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
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Felt (III) at Karangkates, Kupang, Makasar and Namlea and (II) on Bali, Indonesia. Also felt at Mataram. Felt at Dili, Timor-Leste.
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