Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 425 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 at 09:39 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 425 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 at 09:39 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 191 km depth

7 Jan 09:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Jan 7 18:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 205.0 to 191.0 km.
Date & time: 7 Jan 2020 09:39:10 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 191.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.37°S / 129.25°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
279 km (173 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
425 km (264 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
426 km (265 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
433 km (269 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
450 km (279 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
517 km (321 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
574 km (356 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500)
2478 km (1540 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

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M 4.8191 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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