Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 34 km south of Pulau Lasampung Island, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 April 2019 at 12:12 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake Banda Sea, 105 km south of Luwuk, Indonesia, 12 April 2019 11:40 GMT, which had occurred 31 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 34 km south of Pulau Lasampung Island, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 April 2019 at 12:12 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Apr 12:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Apr 12 12:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2019 12:12:13 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.8°S / 122.69°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) S of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) E of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) S of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) ENE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) ESE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) NE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) NE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
519 km (323 mi) NE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) E of Sulawesi Island (pop: 18,455,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 5.110 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.110 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.110 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.142 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tomohon (422.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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