Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 178 km northwest of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 at 05:01 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 178 km northwest of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 at 05:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Apr 05:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Apr 14 05:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4.
Apr 14 06:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2020 05:01:40 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.25°S / 127.5°E (Ceram Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
178 km (110 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (277 mi) WSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
2333 km (1449 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Pulau Gommu Island --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) ESE of Pulau Lipumatole Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.210 kmCeram Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.210 kmCeram Sea, IndonesiaEMSC

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