Magnitude 6.8 - BANDA SEA

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2011 August 30 06:57:41 UTC

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Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Location 6.401°S, 126.774°E
Depth465 km (289.0 miles)
Distances272 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 14.3 km (8.9 miles); depth +/- 11.3 km (7.0 miles)
ParametersNST=112, Nph=112, Dmin=463.1 km, Rmss=0.85 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0005lkk
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