Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Banda Sea on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at 23:12 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Banda Sea on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at 23:12 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 154 km depth

15 Oct 23:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 153.0 to 154.0 km.
Date & time: 15 Oct 2015 11:12:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 154.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.19°S / 129.66°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
328 km (204 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
383 km (238 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
422 km (262 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
436 km (271 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
475 km (295 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
567 km (352 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
724 km (450 mi) SSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2522 km (1567 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.9154 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 4.7140 km- 209km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.9139 kmBanda SeaGeoAu

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