Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 88 km southeast of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 8 April 2019 at 13:12 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 88 km southeast of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 8 April 2019 at 13:12 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 121 km depth

8 Apr 13:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2019 13:12:45 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.79°S / 130.61°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
270 km (168 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) SSW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (275 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2627 km (1632 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNW of Pulau Nitu Island --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) WSW of Nuhu Roa Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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 4.7121 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.8116 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.8118 km143km NNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 88 km southeast of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 8 April 2019 at 13:12 (GMT)
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