Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 145 km north of Kendari, Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 6:11 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 145 km north of Kendari, Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 6:11 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Mar 10:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
3 Mar 10:25: Now using data updates from BMKG
3 Mar 13:00: Epicenter location corrected by 7.1 km (4.4 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 10:11:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 6:11 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.74°S / 122.11°E (Banda Sea, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Kendari (Southeast Sulawesi) (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) SE of Poso (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SSW of Luwuk (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) E of Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) N of Katabu (Southeast Sulawesi) (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NE of Watampone (South Sulawesi) (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SE of Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SE of Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) NE of Makassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
560 km (348 mi) SSW of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 26.4°C (79 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
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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4.310 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG

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