Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, 265 km southeast of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 1 Dec 2020 5:42 pm (GMT +9) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 265 km southeast of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 1 Dec 2020 5:42 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 13 km depth

1 Dec 08:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
1 Dec 09:34: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.4. Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (8.1 mi) towards ESE.
1 Dec 10:30: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 1 Dec 2020 08:42:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 1 Dec 2020 5:42 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.38°S / 130.16°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
265 km (165 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2581 km (1604 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) N of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SSE of Seram Island --> See nearby quakes!
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

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M 4.813 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.410 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.410 kmBANDA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC

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