Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 369 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 14 September 2020 at 20:49 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 369 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 14 September 2020 at 20:49 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 120 km depth

14 Sep 21:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
14 Sep 23:55: Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards SSE.
15 Sep 07:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.7. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards W.
18 Sep 03:11: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 14 Sep 2020 08:49:36 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.96°S / 130.62°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
239 km (148 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500)
347 km (216 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
369 km (229 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
490 km (305 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
570 km (354 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
613 km (381 mi) WSW of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
684 km (425 mi) SSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
2629 km (1634 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7120 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.5120 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.7120 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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