Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 104 km south of Luwuk, Indonesia, on Thursday, 25 April 2019 at 21:57 (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 13 days earlier.
Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 104 km south of Luwuk, Indonesia, on Thursday, 25 April 2019 at 21:57 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Apr 22:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Apr 2019 21:57:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.85°S / 122.52°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) SSW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ESE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSW of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) ENE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) ESE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) NE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) NE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) SW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) NE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) E of Sulawesi Island (pop: 18,455,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.310 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.610 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.312 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.432 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.710 kmMorowali (3 MMI) (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.310 km113km SSW of Luwuk, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (11)

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95.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Masih tidur saat gempa... (reported through our app)
Pandanwangi village / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Goyang ruangan wc
315.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
105.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Morowali (115.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 123 km N of epicenter) : Gempa lagi (reported through EMSC)
Luwuk (Indonesia, 119 km N of epicenter) : Panik..Semoga tidak berbahaya (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 102 km N of epicenter) : Ketika gempa saya sedang naik motor di Pasar Simpong Luwuk, tiba-tiba ada 2 ibu-ibu lari tapi yg lain diam dan melihat keatas, ternyata tiang listrik disini bergoyang.disepanjang jalan pulang, banyak orang-orang keluar dari rumah (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 51 km NW of epicenter) : Kaget Luar Biasa (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 290 km SW of epicenter) : Terasa goyangannya 3-4 detik. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 54 km NW of epicenter) : Kaget luar biasa (reported through EMSC)
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