Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 257 km north of Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia, on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 03:24 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 149 km depth
16 Aug 03:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Depth: 149.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.85°S / 119.22°E↗ (Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.85°N / 60.78°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Mamuju (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Polewali (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) W of Rantepao (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Majene (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) W of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of Sengkang (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) SSW of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) N of Macassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SE of City of Balikpapan (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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