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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Tuesday, 22 September 2020
22 Sep 23:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 18 minutes.
22 Sep 23:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 647.0 to 610.0 km (from 402 to 379 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16.6 km (10.3 mi) towards E.
23 Sep 16:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 610.0 to 585.0 km (from 379 to 364 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11.2 km (6.9 mi) towards N.
25 Sep 23:55: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 585.0 to 647.0 km (from 364 to 402 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 19.7 km (12.2 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: Tuesday, 22 September 2020 22:57 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 647.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.39°S / 123.18°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Batu Tara (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
173 km (108 mi) NE of Maumere (pop: 47,600)
1809 km (1124 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 km/h (3 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 22 Sep 22:57 UTCM 4.5 / 647 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
Tue, 22 Sep 22:57 UTCM 4.8 / 587 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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