Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 277 km east of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 08:24 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Aug 16:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 hours.
Date & time: 13 Aug 2020 08:24:55 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.06°S / 130.6°E (Ceram Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
189 km (118 mi) E of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) W of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) ENE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) NW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 mi) WSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||Seram, Indonesia||BMKG|
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