Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on 4 May 7:59 am (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on 4 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 May 23:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 3 May 2021 22:59:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 4 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.5°S / 130.16°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
303 km (188 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (235 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) ENE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from E
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
4.310 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
4.310 kmBANDA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC

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