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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Saturday, 4 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Saturday, 4 May 2019
May 4 21:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 347.0 to 349.0 km.
May 4 21:09: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: Saturday, 4 May 2019 21:02 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 349.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.98°N / 123.7°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Lokon-Empung (140 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 4 May 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 4 May 21:02 UTCM 5.7 / 361 kmCelebes Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
Sat, 4 May 21:02 UTCM 5.7 / 334 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GeoAu
Sat, 4 May 21:02 UTCM 5.7 / 347 kmCelebes Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
Sat, 4 May 21:02 UTCM 5.7 / 339.5 km119km N of Pimpi, IndonesiaUSGS
Sat, 4 May 21:02 UTCM 5.5 / 328 kmBitung (2 MMI) (Indonesia)BMKG
Sat, 4 May 21:02 UTCM 5.7 / 350 km印度尼西亚苏拉威西海 (Indonesia)CEIC

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(1026.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)

 

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