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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, 261 km northeast of Lospalos, Timor-Leste, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 01:39 GMT

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, 261 km northeast of Lospalos, Timor-Leste, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 01:39 GMT Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, 261 km northeast of Lospalos, Timor-Leste, on Wednesday, May 22, 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.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 22, 2019 01:39:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.36°S / 129.06°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode7.36°N / 50.94°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoTeon (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities261 km (162 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
283 km (176 mi) ENE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
313 km (194 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
328 km (204 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
340 km (211 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
359 km (223 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
407 km (253 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
414 km (257 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
427 km (265 mi) ENE of Gleno (Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Ainaro (Timor-Leste) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.7156 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
4.8173 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
4.7178 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
4.8191 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
4.7174 km254km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS


Seismic station: Kappang, Sulawesi, Indonesia (KAPI/II network) | Distance from quake: 1061 km / 660 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kappang, Sulawesi, Indonesia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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