Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Monday, 28 August 2000 at 15:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.967°S / 127.406°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
549 km (341 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2291 km (1424 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||10 km||Seram, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Seram, Indonesia, 28 August 2000 15:43 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 23 Oct 2000 23:04 UTC| M 5.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 01 Oct 2000 19:03 UTC| M 5.8 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 28 Aug 2000 19:29 UTC| M 6.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|46 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 28 August 2000 at 19:29 (GMT)