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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 13 February 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 13 February 2020
13 Feb 17:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Feb 13 17:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 153.0 to 10.0 km.
Feb 13 17:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 131.0 km.
Feb 14 07:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 131.0 to 130.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 13 February 2020 17:17 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 130.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.61°S / 128.51°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
194 km (121 mi) NE of Lospalos (pop: 17,200)
2397 km (1489 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) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-02-13 17:17:06 UTCM 4.8 / 130 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
2020-02-13 17:17:04 UTC
2020-02-14 02:17:04 +09:00
M 4.5 / 159.7 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
2020-02-13 17:17:05 UTCM 4.5 / 167 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
South Sri Lanka / Weak shaking (MMI III)

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 13 February 2020
 

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