Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 389 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 21 August 2020 at 11:20 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 389 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 21 August 2020 at 11:20 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 27 km depth

21 Aug 11:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Aug 21 11:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 194.0 km.
Aug 21 11:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 194.0 to 144.0 km.
Aug 21 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 144.0 to 27.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Aug 2020 11:20:41 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.95°S / 129.46°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Wotai
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Sirgurusi
104 km (64 mi) NW of Ilhar
389 km (241 mi) SSE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
393 km (244 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
406 km (252 mi) S of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
557 km (346 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2500 km (1553 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.427 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.3194 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC

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