Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 181 km north of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 19 September 2020 at 03:47 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 181 km north of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 19 September 2020 at 03:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 65 km depth

19 Sep 03:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
19 Sep 04:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 65.0 km (from 6.2 to 40 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11.1 km (6.9 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 19 Sep 2020 03:47:18 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.12°S / 127.78°E (Ceram Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
181 km (112 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) WSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (314 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
517 km (321 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
2366 km (1470 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Pulau Gommu Island --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ESE of Pulau Lipumatole Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 2 km/h (1 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.365 kmCeram Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 181 km north of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 19 September 2020 at 03:47 (GMT)
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