Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 28 km southeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 14:00 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake Banda Sea, 27 km southeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, December, 1 2018 13:27 GMT, which had occurred 2 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 28 km southeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 14:00 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 153 km depth

3 Dec 14:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 127.0 to 150.0 km.
Dec 3 14:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 150.0 to 153.0 km.
Date & time: Dec 3, 2018 14:00:09 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 153.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.45°S / 128.76°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.45°N / 51.24°W
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) ENE of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) ENE of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) ENE of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) ENE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.5153 kmBanda SeaGFZ
5.4140 km KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
5.5147 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
5.5131 km- 292km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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