Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 20:13 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 20:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 132 km depth

25 Jul 20:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Jul 2018 08:13:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 132.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.1°S / 129.49°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
316 km (197 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
396 km (246 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
405 km (252 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
423 km (263 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
461 km (286 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
553 km (344 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
719 km (447 mi) SSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2503 km (1556 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1132 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 5.2124 km BANDA SEAEMSC
M 5.3129 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
M 5.1115 km- 236km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Darwin (609.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Darwin, NT, Australia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
613.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Small and only lasted for about 2 seconds (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Banda Sea 25 July 20:13 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 20:13 (GMT)
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