Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 2536 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, 20 August 2020 at 16:56 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 2536 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, 20 August 2020 at 16:56 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 159 km depth

20 Aug 17:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Aug 2020 04:56:35 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 159.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.19°S / 129.78°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) N of Wakarlawen
57 km (36 mi) SSE of Wotai
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Ilhar
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Watludan
372 km (231 mi) WSW of Tual (Karasu İlçesi) (pop: 39,500)
427 km (265 mi) SSE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
439 km (273 mi) SSE of Amahai (Greve Kommune) (pop: 47,700)
2536 km (1576 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.8159 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 3.8159 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC

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