Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 209 km north of Palu, Sulawesi Tengah, Indonesia, on Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 12:01 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 209 km north of Palu, Sulawesi Tengah, Indonesia, on Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 12:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 658 km depth

30 Aug 12:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Aug 30 12:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.7.
Aug 30 22:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 637.0 to 658.0 km.
Date & time: 30 Aug 2020 12:01:02 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 658.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.94°N / 120.23°E (Makassar Strait, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
209 km (130 mi) N of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) NNW of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) ENE of Bontang (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) NW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) ENE of Samarinda (pop: 355,200) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) ENE of Loa Janan (pop: 212,800) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (245 mi) SE of Tarakan (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) NE of City of Balikpapan (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) ENE of Balikpapan (pop: 433,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.6658 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)BMKG
4.5646 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GFZ
4.6656 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC
4.6658 km210 Km N of Palu, IndonesiaUSGS

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