Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Banda Sea, 42 km west of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 11:34 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.3 quake Banda Sea, 31 km west of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 31 October 2017 11:50 GMT, which followed after 16 minutes.
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 42 km west of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 11:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 58 km depth

31 Oct 11:40 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 6 minutes.
Oct 31 11:41: Magnitude recalculée de 5.8 à 5.9.
Profondeur recalculée de 55.0 à 61.0 km.
Profondeur recalculée de 61.0 à 58.0 km.
Date & time: 31 Oct 2017 11:34:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Profondeur: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.77°S / 127.81°E (Banda Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Banda Api (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km OSO de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
132 km OSO de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
500 km SO de Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
2339 km E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
52 km SSE de Pulau Tuban Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
201 km OSO de Seram Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.958 kmSeram, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.755 km SERAM, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.748 km- 53km WSW of Hila, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.843 kmSeram, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Banda Sea, 42 km west of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 11:34 (GMT)
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