Magnitude 6.8 - BANDA SEA
2011 August 30 06:57:41 UTC
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|Depth||465 km (289.0 miles)|
|Distances||272 km (169 miles) NNE of DILI, Timor-Leste|
337 km (209 miles) SSW of Ambon, Moluccas, Indonesia
473 km (293 miles) ESE of Baubau, Sulawesi, Indonesia
806 km (500 miles) NW of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.3 km (8.9 miles); depth +/- 11.3 km (7.0 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=112, Nph=112, Dmin=463.1 km, Rmss=0.85 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
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