Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 416 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 May 2020 at 05:49 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.8 quake 397 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 6 May 13:53 UTC, which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 416 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 May 2020 at 05:49 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 161 km depth

9 May 05:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
May 9 07:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.0 to 161.0 km.
Date & time: 9 May 2020 05:49:13 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 161.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.17°S / 129.57°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
320 km (199 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
373 km (231 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
391 km (243 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
416 km (258 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
432 km (268 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
467 km (290 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
558 km (347 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2512 km (1561 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
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 5.1161 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.1142 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.1154 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.0145 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 5.1150 km224km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Katherine north (862.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : sitting outside on solid ground, chair shook,all the birds freaked & flew off, cat was alarmed and neighborhood dogs barked, this all happened at exactly the same time, 6.03pm.Felt like an explosion. My partner inside felt nothing.
605.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Laying down on bed, on 3 hard tremors (like harder than the one that occurred 30hr ago) but eased right off. My TV was shaking
Darwin / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Sittensen / not felt : Woke Up before Bell rangs.
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