Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 250 km north of Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 19:06 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 250 km north of Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 19:06 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 211 km depth

1 Oct 19:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
1 Oct 19:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 216.0 to 186.0 km (from 134 to 116 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 24 km (15.1 mi) towards SSE.
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8 Oct 23:30: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: Oct 1, 2020 19:06:50 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 211.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.98°S / 123.11°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.98°N / 56.89°W
Nearest volcano: Iliboleng (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) NE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ENE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) WNW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) WNW of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NNW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NNW of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) WNW of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) WNW of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) WNW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WNW of Pura Island (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from E
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.4211 km- 116 km NE of Maumere, IndonesiaBMKG
4.5209 km116 Km NE of Maumere, IndonesiaUSGS

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