Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 401 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at 13:36 (GMT)

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 401 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at 13:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 168 km depth

17 Apr 13:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Apr 17 13:57: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 224.0 to 168.0 km.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2019 13:36:40 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 168.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.04°S / 129.53°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
324 km (201 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (243 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (306 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2508 km (1558 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
M 4.3168 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.3168 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.5224 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 401 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at 13:36 (GMT)
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