Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 91 km northwest of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on 26 Oct 4:02 pm (GMT +9) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 91 km northwest of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on 26 Oct 4:02 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 24 km depth

26 Oct 07:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 07:02:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Oct 4:02 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.96°S / 127.82°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) WSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
582 km (362 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2353 km (1462 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Pulau Tuban Island --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SE of Pulau Lipumatole Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from S
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.224 kmCeram Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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