Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 378 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 October 2020 at 06:13 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 378 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 October 2020 at 06:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 150 km depth

7 Oct 06:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
7 Oct 06:30: Now using data updates from BMKG
7 Oct 18:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 5.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 162.0 to 150.0 km (from 101 to 93 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5 km (3.1 mi) towards ENE.
12 Oct 01:15: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 7 Oct 2020 06:13:57 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 150.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.03°S / 130.66°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
236 km (147 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
356 km (221 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
378 km (235 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
577 km (358 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
613 km (381 mi) WSW of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
688 km (427 mi) SSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
841 km (523 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
2634 km (1636 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0150 km- 240 km W of Tual, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.5132 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.5129 km240 Km W of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.6134 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.0150 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.5129 km240 Km W of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 378 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 7 October 06:13 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 17 Oct 2020 02:37 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    185 km (115 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 378 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 October 2020 at 06:13 (GMT)

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