Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 06:53 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 17 December 2019 at 06:53 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 156 km depth

17 Dec 07:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Dec 18 00:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 170.0 to 156.0 km.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2019 06:53:32 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.35°S / 130.18°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
296 km (184 mi) WSW of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
363 km (225 mi) SSE of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
369 km (229 mi) SE of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
425 km (264 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
474 km (294 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
564 km (351 mi) ENE of Dili (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
620 km (385 mi) S of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
2580 km (1603 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) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8156 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.3158 km223km NNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.3156 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.2155 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ

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