Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Flores Sea, 89 km northwest of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 2:27 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Flores Sea, 89 km northwest of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 2:27 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 583 km depth

24 Nov 18:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
24 Nov 18:35: Now using data updates from BMKG
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27 Nov 23:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 588.0 to 583.0 km (from 365 to 362 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards WNW.
Update Tue, 24 Nov 2020, 18:33
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.7 just reported 96 km northwest of Bima, Indonesia
4.7 quake 25 Nov 2:27 am (GMT +8)
4.7 quake 25 Nov 2:27 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Dompu was reported only 6 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a great depth of 577 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Wednesday 25 November 2020 at 2.27 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Dompu (pop. 49,000, 95 km away), Bima (pop. 67,000, 96 km away), and Pototano (pop. 5,000, 123 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 24 Nov 2020 18:27:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 2:27 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 583.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.77°S / 118.31°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tambora (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Dompu (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NNW of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NE of Sumbawa Besar (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WNW of Labuan Bajo (East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) ENE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) WNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) ENE of Mataram-Lombok (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) SSW of Galesong (South Sulawesi) (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SSW of Makassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) ENE of Denpasar (Bali) (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) ENE of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NW of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.8583 kmFlores Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
4.4576 kmFLORES SEA, IndonesiaEMSC
4.4581 km118 Km NNW of Bima, IndonesiaUSGS
4.4579 kmFlores Sea, IndonesiaGFZ

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