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Light earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 140 km northeast of Lospalos, Indonesia

Wed, 28 Oct 2020, 22:23
22:23 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.3 quake: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, 28 Oct 2020 22:03
4.3 quake: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, 28 Oct 2020 22:03
Just 9 minutes ago in the morning on Thursday 29 October 2020 at 7.03 am local time, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Lospalos, Indonesia, with a recorded depth of 178 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Lospalos (pop. 17,200) at a distance of 140 km with very weak shaking.
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Earthquake data:
I felt this quake

Date & time: Wed, 28 Oct 22:03 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 173.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.65°S / 127.92°E
Primary data source: BMKG

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