Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Banda Sea, 57 km northeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 at 23:40 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 57 km northeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 at 23:40 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 60 km depth

15 Jan 23:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Jan 16 00:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 47.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: 15 Jan 2019 23:40:39 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.02°S / 129°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
277 km (172 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) NE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) ENE of Gleno (Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) ENE of Ainaro (Timor-Leste) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2449 km (1522 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) ENE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) W of Pulau Yarngurual Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.960 km KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.910 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 5.239 kmBanda SeaGeoAu
M 4.947 km- 267km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Banda Sea, 57 km northeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 at 23:40 (GMT)
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