Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 2332 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 20:38 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 159 km depth
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↗ (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.59°N / 52.08°W↗
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
145 km (90 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) S of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) ENE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) SSW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) ENE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||159 km||Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia||EMSC|
|4.3||159 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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