Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 383 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 October 2020 at 23:50 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 383 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 October 2020 at 23:50 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 123 km depth

8 Oct 00:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
8 Oct 10:50: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 98.0 to 123.0 km (from 61 to 76 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards NE.
12 Oct 01:16: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 7 Oct 2020 11:50:49 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.39°S / 130.34°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Waru
101 km (63 mi) ENE of Wotai
280 km (174 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
374 km (232 mi) SSE of Amahai (Greve Kommune) (pop: 47,700)
383 km (238 mi) SE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon) (pop: 355,600)
621 km (386 mi) S of Sorong (Sānghar) (pop: 125,500)
664 km (412 mi) WSW of Nabire (Cajazeiras) (pop: 43,900)
2597 km (1614 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from E
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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8123 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.833 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.8106 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.6117 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.8123 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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