Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Halmahera Sea, 10.9 km west of Pulau Katinai Kecil Island, Indonesia, on Monday, 19 August 2019 at 05:53 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.1 quake Halmahera Sea, 30 km north of Pulau Waringin Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, 14 July 2019 09:10 GMT, which had occurred 5 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Halmahera Sea, 10.9 km west of Pulau Katinai Kecil Island, Indonesia, on Monday, 19 August 2019 at 05:53 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 21 km depth

19 Aug 06:01 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 7 minutes.
Aug 20 00:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.0 to 21.4 km.
Date & time: 19 Aug 2019 05:53:49 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 21.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.943°S / 128.259°E (Halmahera Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
202 km (126 mi) SSE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) N of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (279 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> 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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.021 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 4.810 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.310 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.810 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.810 km93km NE of Laiwui, IndonesiaUSGS

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