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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 96 km S of Banjar, Indonesia on Sunday, 23 August 2020

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 96 km S of Banjar, Indonesia on Sunday, 23 August 2020
23 Aug 21:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Aug 24 06:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3.
Date & time: Sunday, 23 August 2020 21:05 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.04°S / 107.27°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Papandayan (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (59 mi) S of Banjar (pop: 37,300)
115 km (72 mi) SW of Soreang (pop: 150,900)
116 km (72 mi) SW of Banjaran (pop: 165,000)
130 km (81 mi) SW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700)
189 km (117 mi) SE of Depok (pop: 1,198,100)
208 km (129 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 23 Aug 21:05 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km96 km S of Banjar, IndonesiaBMKG
Sun, 23 Aug 21:05 UTCM 4.4 / 10 kmJava, IndonesiaEMSC

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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 96 km S of Banjar, Indonesia on Sunday, 23 August 2020

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