Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 392 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 14 September 2020 at 11:07 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 392 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 14 September 2020 at 11:07 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 199 km depth

14 Sep 11:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
14 Sep 11:20: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 198.0 to 219.0 km (from 123 to 136 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards NW.
14 Sep 15:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 219.0 to 199.0 km (from 136 to 124 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards WSW.
18 Sep 03:10: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 14 Sep 2020 11:07:20 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 199.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.99°S / 129.43°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
317 km (197 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
392 km (243 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
397 km (247 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
410 km (255 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
459 km (285 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
552 km (343 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2497 km (1551 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.9199 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.6147 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.6142 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)USGS
M 4.5147 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.9199 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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