Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 373 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 3 October 2020 at 22:07 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 373 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 3 October 2020 at 22:07 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 118 km depth

3 Oct 22:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
4 Oct 10:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 117.0 to 118.0 km (from 73 to 73 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 27 km (16.6 mi) towards SSW.
8 Oct 18:41: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 3 Oct 2020 10:07:57 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.91°S / 130.71°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (54 mi) ENE of Waru
228 km (142 mi) W of Tual (Karasu İlçesi) (pop: 39,500)
348 km (216 mi) SE of Amahai (Greve Kommune) (pop: 47,700)
373 km (232 mi) SE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
563 km (350 mi) S of Sorong (Sānghar) (pop: 125,500)
602 km (374 mi) WSW of Nabire (Cajazeiras) (pop: 43,900)
674 km (419 mi) SSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
2640 km (1640 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from SE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.4118 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.3117 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.4118 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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