Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 49 km east of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 at 08:23 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Jan 08:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.2°S / 124.05°E (East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) SW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SW of Suai (Cova Lima, Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SW of mariana (Maliana, Bobonaro, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SW of Maubara (Liquiçá, Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) SW of Likisa (Liquiçá, Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SW of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SW of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||10 km||Timor Region, Indonesia||EMSC|
|3.6||10 km||Timor Region (Indonesia)||BMKG|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.