Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 October 2019 at 08:41 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.4 quake Seram, Indonesia, 25 September 23:46 UTC, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Seram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 October 2019 at 08:41 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Oct 08:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Oct 3 08:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Oct 3 15:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Date & time: 3 Oct 2019 08:41:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.57°S / 128.43°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
434 km (270 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
489 km (304 mi) SSE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
499 km (310 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
531 km (330 mi) WNW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
689 km (428 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2410 km (1497 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.910 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.710 km14km SSE of Pelau, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.710 kmSeram, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.810 kmSeram, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (10)

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17.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ambon / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Poka, Ambon (31.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 77 km NW of epicenter) : Hanya sepersekian detik (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 77 km NW of epicenter) : Ngeri-ngeri sedap (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 36 km W of epicenter) : Trauma,Karena banyak sekali gempa susulan (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 33 km W of epicenter) : Sangat terasa (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 36 km W of epicenter) : Cukup menegangkan. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 36 km W of epicenter) : Terasa bergetar sesaat (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 31 km W of epicenter) : Kaca bergoyang (reported through EMSC)
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