Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 47 km southwest of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 12:33 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 47 km southwest of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 March 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.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2019 12:33:15 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 155.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.6°S / 128.27°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) ENE of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) ENE of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (253 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2370 km (1473 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) ENE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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 4.7155 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.5162 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.7169 kmKEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.7152 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 47 km southwest of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 12:33 (GMT)
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