Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 392 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 3 June 2019 at 06:26 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 392 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 3 June 2019 at 06:26 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 188 km depth

3 Jun 06:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jun 3 06:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 178.0 to 188.0 km.
Date & time: 3 Jun 2019 06:26:30 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 188.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.98°S / 129.47°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
321 km (200 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
392 km (244 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
393 km (244 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
409 km (254 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
464 km (288 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
557 km (346 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
707 km (439 mi) SSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2501 km (1554 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.2188 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.2192 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 5.8179 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.2186 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 5.2189 km233km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Dili, Timor-Leste (496.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
darwin CITY (653.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Darwin / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting on the lounge and the building (7th floor) is wobbling. Lasted about 10-15 seconds then a short break and wobbled again for 5 seconds
631 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 392 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 3 June 06:26 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 25 Jul 2019 21:44 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    235 km (146 mi) depth
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Jun 2019 10:38 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    193 km (119.9 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Jun 2019 04:01 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    172 km (106.9 mi) depth
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 392 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 3 June 2019 at 06:26 (GMT)

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