Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Timor Region (Indonesia) on Friday, 15 March 2019 at 00:30 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Timor Region (Indonesia) on Friday, 15 March 2019 at 00:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 46 km depth

15 Mar 00:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Mar 15 02:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 41.0 to 42.0 km.
Mar 15 08:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 42.0 to 46.0 km.
Date & time: 15 Mar 2019 00:30:02 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.62°S / 124.76°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) ESE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) ENE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of mariana (Maliana, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SSW of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) ESE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) ESE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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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5.046 kmTimor Region (Indonesia)BMKG
4.563 kmTimor Region (Indonesia)EMSC
4.563 km27km SE of Neob, IndonesiaUSGS

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 07 Apr 2019 05:21 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 07 Apr 2019 02:18 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    53 km (32.9 mi) depth
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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