Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 13 Oct 4.04 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 13 Oct 4.04 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 206 km depth

12 Oct 19:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
13 Oct 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 215.0 to 206.0 km (from 134 to 128 mi).
Date & time: 12 Oct 2020 07:04:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 13 Oct 4.04 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 206.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.56°S / 129.44°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
346 km (215 mi) NE of Lospalos (Lautem, Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
348 km (216 mi) SE of Ambon (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
363 km (225 mi) S of Amahai (Central Maluku Regency) (pop: 47,700)
381 km (237 mi) SW of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
392 km (243 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
409 km (254 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
481 km (299 mi) NE of Dili (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
2498 km (1552 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
12 Oct 2020 19:04:48 GMT
13 Oct 4.04 am (GMT +9)
4.6
206 km
Banda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
12 Oct 2020 19:04:47 GMT
4.4
215 km
Banda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
12 Oct 2020 19:04:46 GMT
4.5
189 km
Banda Sea, IndonesiaUSGS

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