Magnitude 6.9 - BANDA SEA

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2009 August 28 01:51:20 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.9
Date-Time
Location 7.127°S, 123.430°E
Depth642.4 km (399.2 miles) set by location program
RegionBANDA SEA
Distances205 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.1 km (3.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=261, Nph=261, Dmin=469.4 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009kwae
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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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