Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 38 km northwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 19 April 2019 at 18:47 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 38 km northwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 19 April 2019 at 18:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 157 km depth

19 Apr 19:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 18 minutes.
Apr 20 08:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 209.0 to 157.0 km.
Date & time: 19 Apr 2019 18:47:20 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 157.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.12°S / 129.69°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
317 km (197 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (329 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
553 km (343 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
604 km (375 mi) NE of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.3157 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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