Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 73 km east of Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 19 August 2020 at 16:30 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 24 km depth
Depth: 23.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.2513°S / 124.2662°E (Timor Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) S of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SW of mariana (Maliana, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSW of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) SE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) ESE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) SW of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) S of Pura Island (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.9||24 km||43 km S of Soe, Indonesia||USGS|
|4.9||13 km||Timor Region (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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