Magnitude 7.5 - KEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
2004 November 11 21:26:41 UTC
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver
A major earthquake occurred at 21:26:41 (UTC) on Thursday, November 11, 2004.
The magnitude 7.5 event has been located in KEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIA.
(This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)
||Thursday, November 11, 2004 at 21:26:41 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Friday, November 12, 2004 at 5:26:41 AM
= local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
|| 8.172°S, 124.856°E
||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
||KEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIA
90 km (55 miles) WNW of DILI, East Timor
260 km (160 miles) NNE of Kupang, Timor, Indonesia
360 km (225 miles) ENE of Ende, Flores, Indonesia
810 km (500 miles) NW of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia
||horizontal +/- 8.2 km (5.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
||Nst=186, Nph=186, Dmin=258 km, Rmss=1.19 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
||USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
||At least 25 people killed, 234 injured, 781 buildings destroyed and 7616 damaged on Alor. Roads blocked in some areas due to landslides. Felt (VIII) at Kalabahi. Felt as far away as Dili, Timor.
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