Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 23 October 2000 at 23:04 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.054°S / 127.388°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
557 km (346 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2288 km (1422 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||33 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Banda Sea (Indonesia) 23 October 2000 23:04 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 22 Dec 2000 20:48 UTC| M 5.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|6 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details