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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Saturday, 17 October 2020

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Saturday, 17 October 2020
17 Oct 02:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
17 Oct 08:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 186.0 to 185.0 km (from 116 to 115 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards SE.
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Date & time: Saturday, 17 October 2020 02:37 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 185.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.05°S / 130.5°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2616 km (1625 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 6 m/s (12 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

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
Sat, 17 Oct 02:37 UTCM 4.6 / 185 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
Sat, 17 Oct 02:37 UTCM 4.6 / 156 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
Sat, 17 Oct 02:37 UTCM 4.6 / 143.3 km260 Km W of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS
Sat, 17 Oct 02:37 UTCM 4.6 / 158 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia on Saturday, 17 October 2020

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