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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia on Saturday, 8 February 2020

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Seram, Indonesia on Saturday, 8 February 2020
8 Feb 06:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 8 February 2020 06:36 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.89°S / 129.96°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (78 mi) NE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
2589 km (1609 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 8 Feb 06:36 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmSeram, IndonesiaGFZ
Sat, 8 Feb 06:36 UTCM 5.4 / 30 kmSeram, IndonesiaEMSC
Sat, 8 Feb 06:36 UTCM 5.4 / 29 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
Sat, 8 Feb 06:36 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km123km ENE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS
Sat, 8 Feb 06:36 UTCM 5.5 / 47.5 kmSeram, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.

Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake: Seram, Indonesia, 8 Feb 2020 06h36

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (71 quakes):
  • 08 Apr 2020 06:06 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Apr 2020 11:24 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Mar 2020 06:39 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Mar 2020 20:57 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Mar 2020 21:12 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Mar 2020 11:55 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Mar 2020 08:02 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Mar 2020 07:54 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Mar 2020 21:12 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Mar 2020 12:30 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Mar 2020 07:42 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Mar 2020 06:44 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    151 km (93.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Mar 2020 06:28 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Mar 2020 06:12 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 14 Mar 2020 15:27 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Mar 2020 17:50 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia on Saturday, 8 February 2020
 

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