Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 50 km southwest of Pulau Lasampung Island, Indonesia, on Sunday, 21 April 2019 at 02:55 (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 9 days earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 50 km southwest of Pulau Lasampung Island, Indonesia, on Sunday, 21 April 2019 at 02:55 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 1 km depth

21 Apr 03:02 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 7 minutes.
Apr 23 02:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 1.4 km.
Date & time: 21 Apr 2019 02:55:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 1.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.908°S / 122.555°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ESE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) S of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) ENE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) ESE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) NE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) SW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (311 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

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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.01.4 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 4.810 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.810 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC

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(Indonesia, 101 km N of epicenter) : terasa sedikit (reported through EMSC)
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