Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 28 August 2000 at 18:39 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.061°S / 127.652°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (44 mi) SW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2317 km (1440 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Banda Sea (Indonesia) 28 August 2000 18:39 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 28 Aug 2000 19:11 UTC| M 4.8 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details