Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 5:55 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 5:55 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 97 km depth

1 Mar 21:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Mar 2021 20:55:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 5:55 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.8°S / 130.21°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
363 km (225 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) SW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (238 mi) ENE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) E of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (291 mi) E of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) SSW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
646 km (401 mi) NW of Maningrida (Australia) (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.497 kmTanimbar Islands Reg., IndonesiaBMKG

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