Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 2543 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, 27 August 2020 at 23:40 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 2543 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, 27 August 2020 at 23:40 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 177 km depth

28 Aug 02:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 2 hours and 29 minutes.
Aug 28 10:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 176.0 to 177.0 km.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2020 11:40:37 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 177.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.02°S / 129.85°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
356 km (221 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
408 km (253 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
413 km (257 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
422 km (262 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
501 km (312 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
593 km (369 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
701 km (435 mi) SSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2543 km (1580 mi) E 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) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.3177 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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