Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2573 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 at 05:17 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 2573 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 5 August 2020 at 05:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 189 km depth

5 Aug 05:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 13 minutes.
Aug 5 05:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 205.0 to 189.0 km.
Date & time: 5 Aug 2020 05:17:13 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 189.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.54°S / 130.12°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Waru
72 km (45 mi) ENE of Wotai
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Jafila
308 km (192 mi) WSW of Tual (Karasu İlçesi) (pop: 39,500)
380 km (236 mi) SSE of Amahai (Greve Kommune) (pop: 47,700)
382 km (238 mi) SE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
642 km (399 mi) S of Sorong (Sānghar) (pop: 125,500)
2573 km (1599 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4189 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.4189 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC

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