Moderate Earthquake Banda Sea 03-Feb-14 (E140342236)

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Details – reviewed.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 5.8 (was 6.1)
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

Note 04 Feb 2014: This quake is not recorded as over mag 6 by any other agency and the USGS own moment tensors put it at mag 5.8. Unless this changes this event is not included in the list of Mag 6+ quakes in 2014 on this blog.

Note 10 Mar 2014: First posted by USGS as 6.1mb this quake has never been >5.9 by other providers. USGS moment tensors refute their published value as well. Finally they have downgraded it to Mag 5.8

  • Date-Time: 2014-02-03T22:36:41.380Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 7.164°S, 128.100°E
  • Seismic Region: 24 – Sunda Arc
  • Seismic Geo Area: 2800 – Banda Sea
  • Earthquake depth: 18.1 km
  • Distances:
    1. 318km (197mi) ENE of Dili, East Timor
    2. 383km (237mi) S of Ambon, Indonesia
    3. 413km (256mi) ENE of Atambua, Indonesia
    4. 433km (269mi) SSW of Amahai, Indonesia
    5. 318km (197mi) ENE of Dili, East Timor
  • Tsunamigenic: No
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000mgma

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer


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One Response to Moderate Earthquake Banda Sea 03-Feb-14 (E140342236)

  1. Pingback: Weekly Geophysical: 07 February 2014 | QVS Data

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