Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 48 km south of Pulau Lasampung Island, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 April 2019 at 15:08 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Apr 15:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2019 15:08:30 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.91°S / 122.6°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (67 mi) S of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ESE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) S of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) ENE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) ESE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) NE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) NE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) NE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Sulawesi, Indonesia||EMSC|
|M 5.0||10.6 km||Sulawesi, Indonesia||GeoAu|
|M 4.6||10 km||101km S of Luwuk, Indonesia||USGS|
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