Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 34 km west of Pulau Bangkurung Island, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on 13/04/2019 04:59:27 WIB
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Apr 05:17 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 hours.
Date & time: 12 Apr 2019 21:59:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 13/04/2019 04:59:27 WIB
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.9°S / 122.78°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (66 mi) S of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ESE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) S of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) ENE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) ESE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) NE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) NE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) NE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> 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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|M 5.0||10 km||Luwuk (3 MMI) (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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