Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Savu Sea, 71 km north of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 19 April 2021 at 17:13 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Savu Sea, 71 km north of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 19 April 2021 at 17:13 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Apr 17:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
20 Apr 03:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 3.6. Epicenter location corrected by 5.5 km (3.4 mi) towards NW.
Update Mon, 19 Apr 2021, 17:30
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 71 km north of Atambua, Indonesia
4.3 quake 20 Apr 1:13 am (GMT +8)
4.3 quake 20 Apr 1:13 am (GMT +8)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Indonesia near Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, only 16 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 1:13 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Maubara (pop. 16,300) located 49 km from the epicenter, Atambua (pop. 35,800) 71 km away, Gleno (pop. 8,100) 77 km away, Delhi (pop. 150,000) 88 km away, Aileu (pop. 17,400) 91 km away, and Ainaro (pop. 12,000) 98 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 19 Apr 2021 17:13:38 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.44°S / 124.75°E (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of mariana (Maliana, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Gleno (Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NNE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NNE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) E of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Pura Island (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) WNW of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.610 kmTimor Region, IndonesiaBMKG
4.310 kmKEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIAEMSC

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