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Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm (GMT +6) -

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm (GMT +6) Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm (GMT +6)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 May 15:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
25 May 15:16: Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.5 mi) towards SSE.
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31 May 00:28: Epicenter location corrected by 0.7 km (0.4 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 25, 2022 15:05:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm (GMT +6)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.4087°S / 93.1814°E
Antipode4.409°N / 86.819°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeHeavy Intensity Rain 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.210 kmSouth Indian OceanUSGS
5.210 kmSouth Indian OceanRaspberryShake
5.110 kmSouth Indian OceanGFZ
5.210 kmNear MedanRENASS
5.310 kmSouth Indian OceanGeoAu


Seismic station: West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands (COCO/II network) | Distance from quake: 954 km / 593 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.


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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quake)

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