Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Timor Sea, 70 km south of Soe, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 16:00 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Feb 16:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.49°S / 124.25°E (Timor Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) S of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) S of Pante Makasar (Pante Macassar, Timor-Leste) (pop: 4,730) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SW of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of mariana (Maliana, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SW of Ainaro (Timor-Leste) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) SSW of Gleno (Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SW of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.6||10 km||Timor Region, Indonesia||EMSC|
|2.6||10 km||Timor Region (Indonesia)||BMKG|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.