Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 333 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 16 May 2020 at 04:21 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.8 quake 397 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 6 May 13:53 UTC, which had occurred 10 days earlier.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 333 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 16 May 2020 at 04:21 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 235 km depth

16 May 04:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 16 May 2020 04:21:56 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 235.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.45°S / 129.37°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
333 km (207 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
350 km (217 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
385 km (239 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
392 km (244 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
480 km (298 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
575 km (357 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
654 km (406 mi) SSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2490 km (1547 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.6235 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.6237 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 333 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 16 May 2020 at 04:21 (GMT)
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