Strong M6.7 earthquake hits near the coast of East Timor

Strong M6.7 earthquake hits near the coast of East Timor

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit near the coast of East Timor at 00:17 UTC on December 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 151.5 km (94 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 178 km (110 miles). According to the USGS, the…

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia

Strong and very shallow earthquake measured as M6.6 by Geoscience Australia hit Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia (near East Timor). The agency is reporting a very shallow depth of 3 km (1.8 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 14.3 km (8.9 miles). According to the…