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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Saturday, 23 May 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.8 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 6 May 13h53, which had occurred 2 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Saturday, 23 May 2020
May 23 00:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 137.0 to 142.0 km.
May 23 06:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 142.0 to 137.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 23 May 2020 00:13 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 137.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.2°S / 129.11°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Teon (42 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^12 J (2.21 GWh / 1898 tons of TNT / 0.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 23 May 2020
Sat, 23 May 00:13 UTCM 5.3 / 149 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
Sat, 23 May 00:13 UTCM 5.4 / 156 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
Sat, 23 May 00:13 UTCM 5.4 / 131.5 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
Sat, 23 May 00:13 UTCM 5.3 / 112 km258km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Darwin N.T (615.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Live on the 7th floor in Darwin City. Building shock for a few seconds only. Enough to rock the tv etc.. No known damage
(633.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(614.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(615.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Darwin 0800 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Top floor apartment, TV was shaking back and forth. Lasted about 10 secs, followed by super minor shakes of about 15secs
Darwin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Australia) (599 km S from epicenter)(no details): Not very strong and didn't last long. (via EMSC)



 

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