Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Timor Sea, 73 km southeast of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 at 10:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 17 km depth
15 Jan 10:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.5°S / 124.18°E (Timor Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) S of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ESE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SW of mariana (Maliana, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SSW of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) SW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) ESE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||17 km||Timor Region, Indonesia||EMSC|
|3.7||11 km||Timor Region (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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