Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 433 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 26 March 2017 at 19:14 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 433 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 26 March 2017 at 19:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 145 km depth

26 Mar 19:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Mar 26 19:20: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 160.0 to 145.0 km.
Date & time: 26 Mar 2017 19:14:37 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.19°S / 129.9°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
352 km (219 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2549 km (1584 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) S of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) WNW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0145 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 5.2147 km KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.3136 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
M 5.2119 km- 194km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Banda Sea, 433 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 26 March 2017 19:14 GMT

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 433 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 26 March 2017 at 19:14 (GMT)
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