Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Occurred in Banda Sea

- Time: 2024-03-13 at 16:39:21 UTC
              2024-03-14 at 01:39:21 Jayapura
- Location: -6.55° LAT, 129.87° LON
- Magnitude: mb5.1
- Depth: 169 km
- Provider: USGS

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.1 earthquake in Banda Sea.

The earthquake occurred in an area where we announced INCREASED seismic hazard exposure (yellow alert) in our latest weekly earthquake forecast for the Indonesia region, on March 11, 2024, available here.

Picture 2: Latest earthquake forecast for the Indonesia region, posted on March 11, 2024.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far. No tsunami warning has been issued.


* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports.
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