Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 55 km east of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 at 01:39 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 55 km east of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 at 01:39 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 156 km depth

22 May 01:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 22 May 2019 01:39:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.36°S / 129.06°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
261 km (162 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) ENE of Gleno (Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Ainaro (Timor-Leste) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2457 km (1526 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) W of Pulau Yarngurual 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 4.7156 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.8173 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 4.7178 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.8191 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.7174 km254km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 55 km east of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 at 01:39 (GMT)
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