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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Wednesday, 30 September 2020
30 Sep 05:35 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
1 Oct 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 485.0 to 477.0 km (from 301 to 296 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11.8 km (7.3 mi) towards NW.
1 Oct 00:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.8.
Date & time: Wednesday, 30 September 2020 05:23 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 477.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.26°S / 125.25°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nieuwerkerk (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) N of Liquica (pop: 19,000)
149 km (92 mi) NW of Dili (pop: 150,000)
150 km (93 mi) N of Maubara (pop: 16,300)
163 km (101 mi) NW of Manatuto (pop: 1,900)
199 km (124 mi) NW of Same (pop: 25,000)
2036 km (1265 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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
Wed, 30 Sep 05:23 UTCM 4.8 / 477 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
Wed, 30 Sep 05:23 UTCM 4.6 / 482 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaEMSC
Wed, 30 Sep 05:23 UTCM 4.6 / 484.6 km158 Km N of Likisá, Timor Leste, IndonesiaUSGS
Wed, 30 Sep 05:23 UTCM 4.5 / 481 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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