Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 11 March 2019 at 13:03 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 11 March 2019 at 13:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 73 km depth

11 Mar 13:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Mar 11 13:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 73.0 km.
Date & time: 11 Mar 2019 01:03:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.66°S / 130.71°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Waru
253 km (157 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
419 km (260 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
432 km (269 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
645 km (401 mi) SW of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
646 km (401 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
744 km (463 mi) SSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
2638 km (1639 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) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.173 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.069 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.163 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Banda Sea (Indonesia) 11 March 13:03 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 06 May 2019 19:07 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Apr 2019 13:12 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    121 km (75.2 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 11 March 2019 at 13:03 (GMT)
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