Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 at 15:53 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 at 15:53 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 156 km depth

11 Aug 15:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Aug 11 18:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Date & time: 11 Aug 2015 03:53:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.26°S / 129.27°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
286 km (178 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
414 km (257 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
425 km (264 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
432 km (268 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
438 km (272 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
524 km (325 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
581 km (361 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500)
2479 km (1541 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.2156 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 5.1143 km- 251km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.6132 kmBanda SeaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Banda Sea 11 August 15:53 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 24 Aug 2015 13:09 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    154 km (95.7 mi) depth
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Banda Sea on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 at 15:53 (GMT)
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