Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 259 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on 16 Apr 10:48 pm (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 259 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on 16 Apr 10:48 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 208 km depth

16 Apr 13:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
17 Apr 07:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 193.0 to 208.0 km (from 120 to 129 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.4 km (2.8 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 13:48:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 16 Apr 10:48 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 208.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.54°S / 129.57°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
255 km (159 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (306 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) NE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
567 km (352 mi) NE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (358 mi) NE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
591 km (367 mi) NE of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from SE
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.3208 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
4.2193 kmBANDA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC

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