Magnitude 7.1 - BANDA SEA

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2012 December 10 16:53:09 UTC

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Location 6.540°S, 129.815°E
Depth159.3 km (99.0 miles)
Distances229 km (142 miles) NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
338 km (210 miles) WSW of Tual, Indonesia
360 km (223 miles) SSE of Ambon, Indonesia
366 km (227 miles) SSE of Amahai, Indonesia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 12.8 km (8.0 miles); depth +/- 4.3 km (2.7 miles)
ParametersNST=496, Nph=498, Dmin=228.2 km, Rmss=0.86 sec, Gp= 11°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=D
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc000e7j6
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