Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea on Sunday, 25 November 2018 at 09:40 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Sunday, 25 November 2018 at 09:40 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 107 km depth

25 Nov 09:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Nov 25 09:57: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 105.0 to 107.0 km.
Date & time: 25 Nov 2018 09:40:53 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.68°S / 130.31°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) E of Wotai
117 km (73 mi) NNE of Wakarlawen
294 km (183 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
402 km (250 mi) SSE of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
407 km (253 mi) SE of Ambon (pop: 355,600)
562 km (349 mi) ENE of Dili (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
654 km (406 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2594 km (1612 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) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.0107 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 5.0106 km- 177km NW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.3103 kmBanda SeaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
LAE / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Banda Sea 25 November 09:40 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 04 Jan 2019 06:22 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    130 km (80.8 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 01 Jan 2019 19:31 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    170 km (105.6 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Dec 2018 14:12 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    194 km (120.5 mi) depth
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea on Sunday, 25 November 2018 at 09:40 (GMT)
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