Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Seram, Indonesia, on Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 19:36 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Seram, Indonesia, on Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 19:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Nov 19:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Nov 2019 07:36:43 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.69°S / 128.74°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Nolot
28 km (18 mi) SE of Kulor (Maluku)
32 km (20 mi) S of Hualohi (Maluku)
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Haruku (Maluku)
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
62 km (38 mi) E of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
720 km (447 mi) SE of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900)
2442 km (1517 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
M 4.810 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.610 kmSeram, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.627 kmSeram, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.639 km35km SE of Saparua, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kota ambon (57.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
61.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
58.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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