Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 326 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 9 July 2020 at 16:08 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 326 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 9 July 2020 at 16:08 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 246 km depth

9 Jul 16:29 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Jul 2020 04:08:22 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 245.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.5657°S / 128.7678°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
326 km (202 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
332 km (206 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
359 km (223 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
416 km (259 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
453 km (281 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
512 km (318 mi) NE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
571 km (355 mi) NE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500)
2423 km (1506 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
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

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 4.6246 km291 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (Indonesia)USGS
M 4.6250 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.9250 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.7254 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 326 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 9 July 2020 at 16:08 (GMT)
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