Last Wednesday, November 8th, earthquake 7.1 in Indonesia, near the coast of the Banda Sea. Here’s how local media recorded it:

MENTSEKAM! Gempa M 7.2 di Dasar Laut Banda Terekam Camera Penyelam

But most impressive were the recordings taken underwater, showing how a strong earthquake was experienced at the bottom of the water, and two divers reacted with surprise.

📍 Unpublished images of what a magnitude 7.1 earthquake feels like underwater in Indonesia.

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According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), earthquake It was recorded at 04:53 (GMT), and its depth was 10 kilometers.

You can see the corals being filled with sediment coming from above, likely from marine landslides.

The Banda Sea is a part of the Indian Ocean that lies between the islands of Sumatra and Java in the west and the islands of Timor and Sumba in the east. It is a shallow sea with an average depth of about 500 meters, surrounded by active volcanoes. The Banda Sea is rich in marine biodiversity, with over 600 species of coral and thousands of species of fish, molluscs, crustaceans and other invertebrates.

Source: Digital Trends

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