Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 325 km south of Ambon City, Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 4 September 2020 at 05:00 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 325 km south of Ambon City, Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 4 September 2020 at 05:00 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 217 km depth

4 Sep 05:07 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
11 Sep 07:45: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 4 Sep 2020 05:00:29 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 217.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.42°S / 129.25°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) NW of Rumadai
325 km (202 mi) SSE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
345 km (214 mi) S of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
397 km (247 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
470 km (292 mi) ENE of Dili (Vera Cruz, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
566 km (351 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
655 km (407 mi) SSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2477 km (1539 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.2217 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.2221 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 5.2214 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 5.2225 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.2229 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)USGS
M 5.2217 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Palmerston NT Australia (748.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s
Darwin NT (694.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
693.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Darwin / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 325 km south of Ambon City, Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku, Indonesia, 4 September 05:00 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 325 km south of Ambon City, Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 4 September 2020 at 05:00 (GMT)

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