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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Saturday, 16 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Saturday, 16 March 2019
Mar 16 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 213.0 to 189.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 189.0 to 167.0 km.
Mar 17 10:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 167.0 to 172.0 km.
Date & time: Sat, 16 Mar 14:58:19 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 172.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.11°S / 130.02°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (74 km)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 16 Mar 2019
Sat, 16 Mar 14:58 UTCM 4.7 / 213 kmKep. Tanimbar Region, IndonesiaEMSC
Sat, 16 Mar 14:58 UTCM 4.5 / 114 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
Sat, 16 Mar 14:58 UTCM 4.8 / 112.2 km184km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 16 Mar 17:23 UTCM 4.7 / 130 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Thu, 21 Mar 2019
Thu, 21 Mar 15:54 UTCM 4.0 / 317 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Mon, 25 Mar 2019
Mon, 25 Mar 03:32 UTCM 4.7 / 141 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 29 Mar 2019
Fri, 29 Mar 08:54 UTCM 4.8 / 56 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Sat, 30 Mar 2019
Sat, 30 Mar 12:13 UTCM 4.5 / 85 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 Apr 2019
Mon, 8 Apr 13:12 UTCM 4.7 / 121 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]GFZ
Fri, 12 Apr 2019
Fri, 12 Apr 22:02 UTCM 4.4 / 139 km - [info]Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Apr 2019
Sat, 13 Apr 01:18 UTCM 5.0 / 211 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Apr 16:53 UTCM 4.7 / 143 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)[Map]GFZ
Sat, 13 Apr 21:23 UTCM 4.2 / 111 km - [info]Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Wed, 17 Apr 13:36 UTCM 4.3 / 168 km - [info]Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Fri, 19 Apr 18:47 UTCM 4.3 / 157 km - [info]Banda Sea (Indonesia)
I FELT IT
[Map]BMKG

 

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