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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 408 km northeast of Atambua, Indonesia, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 12:33 GMT

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 408 km northeast of Atambua, Indonesia, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 12:33 GMT Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 408 km northeast of Atambua, Indonesia, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 12:33 GMT

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 155 km depth

9 Mar 12:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Mar 9 22:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 151.0 to 155.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 9, 2019 12:33:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.7
Depth155.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.6°S / 128.27°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode7.6°N / 51.73°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoWurlali (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities174 km (108 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
238 km (148 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
315 km (196 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
323 km (201 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
341 km (212 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
356 km (221 mi) ENE of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
370 km (230 mi) ENE of mariana (Maliana, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
382 km (238 mi) ENE of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
408 km (253 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
285 km (177 mi) ENE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) | 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
4.7155 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
4.5162 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
4.7169 kmKEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.7152 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS

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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