Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 98 km southwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 10:38 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 7.3 quake Banda Sea, 90 km west of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, 24 June 2019 02:53 GMT, which followed after 16 hours.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 98 km southwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 10:38 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 193 km depth

23 Jun 10:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Jun 23 18:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 193.0 km.
Date & time: 23 Jun 2019 10:38:44 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 193.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.05°S / 129.51°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
322 km (200 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
2506 km (1557 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) WNW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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 4.6193 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.3219 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.5156 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)USGS
M 4.3219 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ

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Darwin CBD / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our Building at 59 Mitchel St, Shook moderately for around 1 minute, then to a lesser extent on and off for the next 10 minutes or so.
Darwin (668.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 98 km southwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 10:38 (GMT)
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