Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 1 October 2000 at 19:03 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.046°S / 127.334°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (348 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2282 km (1418 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||33 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake Banda Sea (Indonesia) 1 October 2000 19:03 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 29 Nov 2000 09:36 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 Oct 2000 23:04 UTC| M 5.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|6 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 02 Oct 2000 05:08 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details