Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 376 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 01:27 (GMT) -

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 5.6 quake 386 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 17 September 10:32 UTC, which followed after 9 hours.
Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 376 km south of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 01:27 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 14 km depth

17 Sep 01:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 18 minutes.
17 Sep 16:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 186.0 to 14.0 km (from 116 to 8.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 25 km (15.8 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 17 Sep 2020 01:27:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.85°S / 129.4°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
371 km (231 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
376 km (234 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
388 km (241 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
394 km (245 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
395 km (245 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
463 km (287 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
556 km (346 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2493 km (1549 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.514 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.4186 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC

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