Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 20:40 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 20:40 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 128 km depth

25 Jul 20:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jul 25 20:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.0 to 128.0 km.
Date & time: 25 Jul 2018 08:40:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.24°S / 129.63°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
323 km (200 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
376 km (233 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
389 km (242 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
425 km (264 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
441 km (274 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
470 km (292 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
561 km (349 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2519 km (1565 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0128 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 4.6147 km KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.0120 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
M 4.6138 km- 215km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Grass Valley, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : MY HUSBAND AS SLEEPING, IT WOKE HIM, HE WAS VERY CONCERNED. I WAS STANDING IN THE KITCHEN, FLOOR FELT AS IF I WAS STANDING ON A "SEE-SAW".
595 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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