Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 2684 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, 27 August 2020 at 16:28 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 2684 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, 27 August 2020 at 16:28 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Aug 16:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Aug 28 04:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2020 04:28:43 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.82°S / 131.13°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Waru
158 km (98 mi) NE of Ilhar
223 km (139 mi) SW of Tual (Karasu İlçesi) (pop: 39,500)
458 km (285 mi) SSE of Amahai (Greve Kommune) (pop: 47,700)
477 km (296 mi) SE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
618 km (384 mi) SW of Nabire (Cajazeiras) (pop: 43,900)
661 km (411 mi) S of Sorong (Sānghar) (pop: 125,500)
2684 km (1668 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.210 kmTanimbar Islands Reg., IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.410 kmKep. Tanimbar Region, IndonesiaEMSC

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