Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 2 km southwest of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on 15 Apr 9:24 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 2 km southwest of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on 15 Apr 9:24 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 71 km depth

15 Apr 01:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
15 Apr 01:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8. Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NE.
15 Apr 05:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 71.0 km (from 6.2 to 44 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 01:24:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 Apr 9:24 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.39°S / 122.26°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
200 km (124 mi) SW of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) SW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SSE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SE of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) S of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) SW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) SSE of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) SW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) SE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
481 km (299 mi) SW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SE of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.771 kmSouth of Timor, IndonesiaBMKG
4.771 kmSOUTH OF TIMOR, IndonesiaEMSC

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