Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 376 km northeast of Atambua, Indonesia, on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 21:10 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 376 km northeast of Atambua, Indonesia, on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 21:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 65 km depth

16 Oct 21:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 59.0 km.
Oct 17 11:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 65.0 km.
Date & time: Oct 16, 2019 21:10:21 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.53°S / 127.91°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.53°N / 52.09°W
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
149 km (93 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) ENE of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (233 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (269 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (295 mi) ENE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) NE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.065 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
4.510 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
4.940 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaEMSC
4.910 km278km ENE of Dili, East Timor (Indonesia)USGS

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