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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia on Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Seram, Indonesia on Tuesday, 5 March 2019
5 Mar 20:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Mar 6 03:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 50.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 5 March 2019 20:09 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.75°S / 129.72°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (69 mi) NE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
2565 km (1594 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 5 Mar 20:09 UTCM 5.1 / 54 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake: Seram, Indonesia, 5 Mar 2019 20h09

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 04 May 2019 19:35 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Mar 2019 23:31 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 22 Mar 2019 09:01 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Mar 2019 08:02 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia on Tuesday, 5 March 2019

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