Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Banda Sea, 236 km WSW of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, miércoles, 07 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Banda Sea, 236 km WSW of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, miércoles, 07 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 150 km depth

7 Oct 06:26 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 12 minutos.
7 Oct 06:30: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
7 Oct 18:35: Magnitud recalculada de 4.7 a 5.0. Profundidad recalculada de 162.0 a 150.0 km (de 101 a 93 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5 km (3.1 mi) al ENE.
12 Oct 01:15: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
Fecha & hora: 7 Oct 2020 06:13:57 UTC -
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 150.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 6.03°S / 130.66°E (Mar de Banda, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Manuk (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
236 km al OSO de Tual (pop: 39,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
356 km al SSE de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
362 km al SO de Mas (pop: 320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
378 km al SE de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
2634 km al E de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al ENE de Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
231 km al O de Nuhu Roa Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 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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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
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 M 5.0 terremoto: Mar de Banda, 236 km al oeste de Tual, Maluku, Indonesia Wed, 7 Oct 2020 06:13

More info
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

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Banda Sea, 236 km WSW of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, miércoles, 07 oct. 2020
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