Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 23 km north of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 23 km north of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 167 km depth

3 Mar 12:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
3 Mar 14:05: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 12:47:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 167.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.29°S / 119.91°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wai Sano (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) N of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NE of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) E of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) WNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) W of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) S of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) E of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WNW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) N of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.0167 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaBMKG
3.7163 kmFLORES REGION, INDONESIAEMSC

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