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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Savu Sea, 82 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Savu Sea, 82 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +8) Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Savu Sea, 82 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 107 km depth

10 Aug 11:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
10 Aug 11:21: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Wed, 10 Aug 2022, 11:15

Moderate magnitude 4.8 quake hits 69 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia early evening

4.8 quake 10 Aug 7:03 pm (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 10 Aug 7:03 pm (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Kefamenanu, Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, was reported only 12 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 87 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022, at 7:03 pm local time. 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 citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kefamenanu (pop. 29,500) located 69 km from the epicenter, Soe (pop. 27,700) 94 km away, and Atambua (pop. 35,800) 100 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 10, 2022 11:03:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.6
Depth107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude8.9965°S / 123.8883°E (Savu Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode8.997°N / 56.112°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoSirung (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities82 km (51 mi) NW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (66 mi) NNW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
111 km (69 mi) W of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) NNE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
146 km (91 mi) W of mariana (Maliana, Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
189 km (117 mi) ESE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
192 km (119 mi) WSW of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
245 km (152 mi) E of Ende (pop: 77,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Pura Island (pop: 5,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
233 km (145 mi) W of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 27.5°C (81 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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
4.6107 kmIndonesia: 58 Km WNW of Pante Makasar, Timor LesteUSGS
4.6107 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
4.6115 kmTIMOR REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
4.5103 kmIndonesia: Timor RegionGFZ

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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