Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 428 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at 00:28 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 428 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at 00:28 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 195 km depth

28 May 00:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
May 28 06:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 205.0 to 195.0 km.
Date & time: 28 May 2019 12:28:39 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 195.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.27°S / 129.61°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) N of Sirgurusi
59 km (36 mi) SSE of Wotai
66 km (41 mi) NW of Ilhar
392 km (244 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
428 km (266 mi) SSE of Ambon (pop: 355,600)
444 km (276 mi) S of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
558 km (347 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2517 km (1564 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.1195 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 428 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, 28 May 00:28 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 30 Jun 2019 13:15 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    185 km (115 mi) depth
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Jun 2019 20:50 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    183 km (113.7 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Jun 2019 01:32 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    177 km (110 mi) depth
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 428 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at 00:28 (GMT)
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