1938 Banda Sea earthquake
The 1938 Banda Sea earthquake occurred in the
Banda Searegion on February 1, 1938, and was the ninth largest earthquakein the 20th century. It registered a magnitude 8.5 on the Richter magnitude scale, and generated intensity VII tsunamis up to 1.5 metres, but no human lives appear to have been lost.
* 300 km (185 miles) WNW of Dobo, Aru Islands.
* 325 km (200 miles) N of Saumlaki, Tanimbar Islands.
* 825 km (510 miles) N of
* 2760 km (1710 miles) E of Jakarta, Java.
2005 Banda Sea earthquake
2006 Banda Sea earthquake
* [http://asc-india.org/gq/19380201_banda.htm Banda Sea quake, 1938]
* [http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/world/1938_02_01.html USGS report]
* [http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/world/events/1938_02_01.php Historic Earthquakes]
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