Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Friday, 14 August 2020
14 Aug 20:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 159.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.59°S / 127.92°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (90 mi) NE of Lospalos (pop: 17,200)
188 km (117 mi) NE of Baucau (pop: 16,000)
2332 km (1449 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 14 Aug 20:38 UTC||M 4.3 / 159 km||Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia||EMSC|
|Fri, 14 Aug 20:38 UTC||M 4.3 / 159 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
User reports for this quake
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