Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indonesian Ocean, 139 km west of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, on Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 10:38 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Indonesian Ocean, 139 km west of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, on Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 10:38 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 5 km depth

21 Nov 10:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Nov 2019 10:38:40 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.99°S / 104.49°E (Indian Ocean, Christmas Island)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km (86 mi) WNW of Flying Fish Cove (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) SW of Sukabumi (Indonesia) (pop: 276,400) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) SW of Cicurug (Indonesia) (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) SW of Caringin (Indonesia) (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) SSW of Ciampea (Indonesia) (pop: 207,200) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (282 mi) SSW of Bogor (Indonesia) (pop: 800,000) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) SW of Soreang (Indonesia) (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (291 mi) SSW of Cibinong (Indonesia) (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) SSW of Citeureup (Indonesia) (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) SSW of Sawangan (Indonesia) (pop: 114,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.85 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, Indonesia (Christmas Island)BMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

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Jakarta (497.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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