Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 432 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 4 August 2016 at 01:26 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 432 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 4 August 2016 at 01:26 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 0 km depth

4 Aug 01:36 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 10 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 0.0 km.
Date & time: 4 Aug 2016 01:26:05 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.366°S / 129.462°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
300 km (187 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (279 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
2501 km (1554 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) E of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.1 kmBanda SeaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Banda Sea, 432 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 4 August 2016 01:26 GMT

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 432 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 4 August 2016 at 01:26 (GMT)
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