Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 402 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 16:39 (GMT) -

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.8 quake 397 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 6 May 13:53 UTC, which followed after 3 days.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 402 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 16:39 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 148 km depth

3 May 16:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
May 4 06:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.0 to 148.0 km.
Date & time: 3 May 2020 04:39:15 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 148.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.14°S / 129.29°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
295 km (183 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
402 km (250 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
418 km (260 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
425 km (264 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
439 km (273 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
531 km (330 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
588 km (366 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500)
2481 km (1542 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) More info
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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.
M 4.8148 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.6170 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.6162 km253km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.7178 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 402 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 16:39 (GMT)
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