Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 448 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 13 July 2020 at 02:08 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 448 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 13 July 2020 at 02:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 96 km depth

13 Jul 02:20 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.4 to 85.6 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 85.6 to 95.9 km.
Date & time: 13 Jul 2020 02:08:11 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 95.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.831°S / 130.719°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
262 km (163 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
436 km (271 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
448 km (278 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
451 km (280 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
599 km (372 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
655 km (407 mi) SW of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
665 km (413 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2639 km (1640 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.096 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 4.6101 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.81 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.9118 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.81 km273 km WSW of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS

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497.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I wake up and ten minutes after I felt the sismo
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 448 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 13 July 02:08 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 13 Aug 2020 23:14 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    156 km (96.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 448 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 13 July 2020 at 02:08 (GMT)
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