Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 392 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 28 December 2019 at 12:08 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 392 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 28 December 2019 at 12:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 137 km depth

28 Dec 12:17 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Dec 2019 12:08:32 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 136.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.576°S / 130.222°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
299 km (186 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
388 km (241 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
392 km (244 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
416 km (258 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
558 km (347 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
644 km (400 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
651 km (405 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2584 km (1606 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.2137 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 4.8150 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.9142 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.8153 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.9140 km204km NW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 392 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 28 December 12:08 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 09 Feb 2020 01:24 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    109.4 km (68 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Jan 2020 05:37 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    179 km (111.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Jan 2020 04:47 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    198 km (123 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 392 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 28 December 2019 at 12:08 (GMT)
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