Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 275 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 22:55 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 257 km depth
13 Aug 23:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Depth: 257.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.57°S / 129.8°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
267 km (166 mi) SE of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
275 km (171 mi) SE of Ambon (pop: 355,600)
327 km (203 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500)
397 km (246 mi) SW of Mas (Fakfak Regency) (pop: 320)
450 km (280 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
490 km (305 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
2541 km (1579 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
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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|M 4.8||257 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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