Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 19 km northeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 12 November 2019 at 10:10 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 19 km northeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 12 November 2019 at 10:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 39 km depth

12 Nov 10:19 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 38.6 km.
Date & time: 12 Nov 2019 10:10:43 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 38.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.611°S / 128.327°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
446 km (277 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
491 km (305 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
501 km (311 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
539 km (335 mi) WNW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
686 km (426 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2398 km (1490 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.139 kmSeram, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.210 kmSeram, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.110 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.052 kmSeram, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.050 km5km ENE of Passo, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (14)

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Ambon (18.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : the tremor felt strong for about 10 seconds (reported through our app)
7.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Floor cracked (public domain)Ceillings and wall above are drop (public domain)
Ambon Karpan (17 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : God protect us (reported through our app)
16.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Ambon (18.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
15.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
20.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
10 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
19.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaked (reported through our app)
17.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
20.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
14 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
26.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 10 km SW of epicenter) : Benda berjatuhan (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 19 km northeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 12 November 10:10 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (129 quakes):
  • 07 Jan 2020 17:16 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Jan 2020 20:06 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Jan 2020 19:18 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Jan 2020 18:36 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Dec 2019 01:56 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Dec 2019 04:51 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Dec 2019 04:06 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2019 17:23 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2019 07:38 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Dec 2019 22:24 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Dec 2019 16:30 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Dec 2019 22:55 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Dec 2019 14:01 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 22 Dec 2019 12:24 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 21 Dec 2019 22:29 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2019 22:29 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 19 km northeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 12 November 2019 at 10:10 (GMT)
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