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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 436 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:51 am (GMT +0)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 436 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:51 am (GMT +0) Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 436 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:51 am (GMT +0)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 96 km depth

6 Mar 12:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Mar 7 00:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 81.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 81.0 to 96.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 6, 2019 11:51:10 UTC
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:51 am (GMT +0)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.7
Depth96.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.64°S / 129.37°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode7.64°N / 50.63°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoTeon (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities279 km (173 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
300 km (187 mi) ENE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
334 km (208 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
348 km (216 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
357 km (222 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
382 km (237 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
436 km (271 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
524 km (326 mi) NW of Minjilang (West Arnhem Shire, Australia) (pop: 224) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.796 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
4.658 kmKEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIAEMSC

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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