Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Christmas Island, 371 km south of Jakarta (Indonesia), on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 05:17 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Christmas Island, 371 km south of Jakarta (Indonesia), on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 05:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Jul 05:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Jul 7 20:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Jul 10 06:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Date & time: 7 Jul 2020 05:17:51 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.51°S / 107.39°E (Christmas Island)
Nearest volcano: Papandayan (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Flying Fish Cove (pop: 500)
259 km (161 mi) SSW of Tasikmalaya (Indonesia) (pop: 271,100)
265 km (165 mi) SSW of Ciamis (Indonesia) (pop: 123,600)
271 km (168 mi) S of Paseh (Bandung, Indonesia) (pop: 126,200)
275 km (171 mi) S of Banjaran (Bandung, Indonesia) (pop: 165,000)
289 km (179 mi) S of Bandung (Indonesia) (pop: 1,699,700)
371 km (231 mi) S of Jakarta (Indonesia) (pop: 8,540,100)
641 km (398 mi) WSW of Surabaya (Indonesia) (pop: 2,374,700)
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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.810 kmSouth of Java, Indonesia (Christmas Island)BMKG
M 4.810 kmSouth Of Java, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.810 km239 km SSW of Singaparna, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.910 kmSouth of Java, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
282 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
282.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Christmas Island, 371 km south of Jakarta (Indonesia), on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 05:17 (GMT)
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