Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 345 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 May 2019 at 15:16 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 345 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 May 2019 at 15:16 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 166 km depth

5 May 15:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
May 5 15:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 151.0 to 179.0 km.
May 5 15:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
May 6 03:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 179.0 to 166.0 km.
Date & time: 5 May 2019 15:16:22 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 166.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7°S / 129.95°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
345 km (215 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
2554 km (1587 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WNW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> 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.
M 4.7166 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.6148 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.5151 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.6148 km190km NW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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