Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 62 km southwest of Pulau Bangkurung Island, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 April 2019 at 12:03 (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 23 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 62 km southwest of Pulau Bangkurung Island, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 April 2019 at 12:03 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 17 km depth

12 Apr 12:27 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 23 minutes.
Apr 14 23:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 17.4 km.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2019 12:03:55 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 17.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.057°S / 122.561°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (78 mi) S of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ESE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) ENE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) S of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) ESE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) NE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) NE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (291 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) NE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.017 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 4.710 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.710 km122km SSW of Luwuk, IndonesiaUSGS

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