08/01/1629 | 1629 Seram Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1629 Aug 01st, 02:23 1629 Seram Earthquake Seram 8.8 D
  • Liu and Harris (2014) -Liu, Z.YC., Harris, R.A. Discovery of possible mega-thrust earthquake along the Seram Trough from records of 1629 tsunami in eastern Indonesian region. Nat Hazards 72, 1311–1328 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-013-0597-y - Link
  • Musson et al. (2012) -Musson R.M.W., 2012a. A provisional catalogue of historical earthquakes in Indonesia. British Geological Survey, Open Report OR/12/073, Edinburgh, 21 pp. - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.80 (8.80-8.80)
Epicenter -4.000°N, 131.140°E
Depth unknown
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence D

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2014 Liu and Harris (2014) 8.8
2012 Musson et al. (2012) 8.8

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