Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.7 just reported 26 km east of Amahai, Indonesia
Tue, 25 May 2021, 17:3717:37 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.7 quake in Indonesia near Amahai, Maluku, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 2:26 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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.
4.7 quake Seram, Indonesia, 26 May 2021 2:26 am (GMT +9)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Amahai (pop. 47,700) located 26 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ambon City (pop. 355,600) located 113 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 26 May 2021 2:26 am (GMT +9) local time (25 May 2021 17:26 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.38°S / 129.15°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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