Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea on Saturday, 21 October 2017 at 01:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Saturday, 21 October 2017 at 01:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 117 km depth

21 Oct 01:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Oct 21 01:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 117.0 to 119.0 km.
Oct 21 01:39: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 119.0 to 117.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Oct 2017 01:31:25 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.88°S / 131.06°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
189 km (118 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500)
369 km (229 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
401 km (249 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
535 km (333 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
557 km (346 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
566 km (352 mi) WSW of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
650 km (404 mi) SSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
2678 km (1664 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
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 5.1117 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 5.189 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
M 4.8103 km- 196km W of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Banda Sea 21 October 01:31 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea on Saturday, 21 October 2017 at 01:31 (GMT)
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