Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 85 km north of Amahai, Indonesia
Sat, 1 May 2021, 00:3700:37 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 14 minutes ago 85 km north of Amahai, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported.
4.5 quake 1 May 9:21 am (GMT +9)
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, in the morning on Saturday 1 May 2021 at 9:21 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Amahai (pop. 47,700) located 85 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 1 May 9:21 am (GMT +9) local time (1 May 2021 00:21 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.58°S / 128.9°E (Ceram Sea, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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