Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 47 km north of Mamuju, Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 Oct 6.50 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 47 km north of Mamuju, Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 Oct 6.50 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Oct 23:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
28 Oct 00:15: Now using data updates from BMKG
31 Oct 02:50: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 27 Oct 2020 10:50:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 28 Oct 6.50 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.29°S / 119.04°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NE of Mamuju (pop: 15,000)
122 km (76 mi) NW of Rantepao (Kabupaten Toraja Utara) (pop: 40,400)
131 km (82 mi) NW of Polewali (pop: 58,200)
139 km (87 mi) N of Majene (pop: 37,700)
150 km (93 mi) NW of Palopo (pop: 129,300)
179 km (111 mi) SW of Palu (pop: 282,400)
321 km (199 mi) N of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700)
1421 km (883 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 km47 Km NNE of Mamuju, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.431 km41 Km NNE of Mamuju, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.431 km41 Km NNE of Mamuju, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.010 km47 Km NNE of Mamuju, IndonesiaBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 47 km north of Mamuju, Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia, 28 Oct 6.50 am (GMT +8)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (31 quakes):
  • 18 Nov 2020 15:36 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Nov 2020 21:11 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Nov 2020 06:06 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 11 Nov 2020 15:30 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 11 Nov 2020 04:06 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Nov 2020 04:16 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Nov 2020 21:25 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Nov 2020 20:54 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 06 Nov 2020 16:04 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Nov 2020 21:26 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Nov 2020 19:15 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Nov 2020 17:11 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Nov 2020 16:31 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Nov 2020 03:52 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Nov 2020 01:53 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Nov 2020 10:34 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 47 km north of Mamuju, Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 Oct 6.50 am (GMT +8)

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