Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 370 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 23 August 2020 at 03:46 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 370 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 23 August 2020 at 03:46 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 183 km depth

23 Aug 03:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Aug 23 04:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 134.0 to 139.0 km.
Aug 23 13:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 139.0 to 183.0 km.
Date & time: 23 Aug 2020 03:46:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 183.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.31°S / 130.25°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
287 km (178 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
362 km (225 mi) SSE of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
370 km (230 mi) SE of Ambon (pop: 355,600)
573 km (356 mi) ENE of Dili (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
614 km (382 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
667 km (415 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
668 km (415 mi) WSW of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
2588 km (1608 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.9183 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.2160 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.2157 km288 Km WSW of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.5163 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ

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