Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 21:59 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 21:59 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 127 km depth

11 Dec 22:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Dec 11 22:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 88.0 to 112.0 km.
Dec 12 13:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 112.0 to 127.0 km.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2019 09:59:50 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 127.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.56°S / 130.63°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
257 km (159 mi) WSW of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
405 km (252 mi) SSE of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
418 km (260 mi) SE of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
455 km (283 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
600 km (373 mi) ENE of Dili (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
636 km (395 mi) S of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
646 km (402 mi) SW of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900)
2629 km (1634 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7127 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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