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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Ceram Sea on Saturday, 4 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Ceram Sea on Saturday, 4 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Ceram Sea on Saturday, 4 April 2015
Apr 4 10:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.3.
Date & time: Saturday, 4 April 2015 08:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.71°S / 127.78°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (200 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 4 Apr 2015
Sat, 4 Apr 08:06 UTCM 5.6 / 52 kmCERAM SEA, INDONESIAEMSC
Sat, 4 Apr 08:06 UTCM 5.5 / 24.7 km65km WNW of Piru, IndonesiaUSGS
Sat, 4 Apr 08:06 UTCM 5.6 / 38 kmCeram SeaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
(Indonesia) (110 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was in the mountains. I think that there has been a landslide. but i fact it is the earthquake. A stone from the mountains fell into the river. (via EMSC)

 

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