Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 277 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on 5 May 4:20 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 277 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on 5 May 4:20 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 111 km depth

4 May 19:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 4 May 2021 19:20:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 5 May 4:20 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 111.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.62°S / 130.45°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
277 km (172 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (266 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (271 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) ENE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (320 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
532 km (331 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.5111 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
4.292 kmBANDA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC
4.292 km289 Km WSW of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS
4.6107 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ

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