Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 136 km south of Luwuk, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 26 September 2020 at 18:17 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 136 km south of Luwuk, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 26 September 2020 at 18:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 12 km depth

26 Sep 18:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
27 Sep 08:00: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.0 km (from 6.2 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 26 Sep 2020 18:17:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.12°S / 122.44°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (84 mi) SSW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ESE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) ENE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) ENE of Rantepao (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SSW of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) ESE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) NE of Sengkang (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) NE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) NE of Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from S
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.112 km136 Km SSW of Luwuk, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.110 km135 Km SSW of Luwuk, IndonesiaEMSC

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