Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 00:00 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.4 quake Seram, Indonesia, 25 September 23:46 UTC, which had occurred 13 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Seram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 26 September 2019 at 00:00 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Sep 00:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Sep 2019 12:00:11 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.42°S / 128.12°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (20 mi) NNW of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
89 km (55 mi) W of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
449 km (279 mi) SW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
467 km (290 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200)
475 km (295 mi) S of Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700)
633 km (393 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
655 km (407 mi) SE of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900)
2378 km (1478 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.010 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.010 kmSeram, IndonesiaEMSC

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