Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 240 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 10:26 pm (GMT +9) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 240 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 10:26 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 287 km depth

23 Nov 13:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
23 Nov 13:35: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 23 Nov 2020 13:26:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 23 Nov 2020 10:26 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 287.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.63°S / 129.14°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
240 km (149 mi) SSE of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) S of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) NE of Lospalos (Lautém, Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) W of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) NE of Venilale (Baucau, Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) NE of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) NE of Likisa (Liquiçá, Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
607 km (377 mi) NE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2467 km (1533 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) E of Pulau Bingkudu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.5°C (85 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 4.3287 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.0278 kmBANDA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC

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