Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 11:31 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.3 quake Seram, Indonesia, 31 October 11:50 UTC, which followed after 19 minutes.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Seram, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 11:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 27 km depth

31 Oct 11:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Oct 31 11:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 27.0 km.
Date & time: 31 Oct 2017 11:31:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.79°S / 127.8°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
503 km (312 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
504 km (313 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
512 km (318 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
587 km (365 mi) E of Kendari (pop: 195,000)
672 km (418 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2337 km (1452 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) 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.
M 5.727 kmSeram, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.927 km- 47km WSW of Hila, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.020 kmSeram, Indonesia [Sea: Indonesia]INGV
M 5.929 kmSeram, IndonesiaGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ambon, Indonesia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 11:31 (GMT)
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