Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 14 March 2006 at 07:01 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.441°S / 127.34°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) W of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
521 km (324 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2292 km (1424 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||30 km||Seram, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Seram, Indonesia, 14 March 2006 07:01 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 Mar 2006 07:05 UTC| M 5.1 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details