Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - 72 km NE of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, Sunday, 07 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - 72 km NE of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, Sunday, 07 Feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 10 km depth

7 Feb 18:25 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 6 minutos.
Update Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 18:30
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia
4.2 quake 8 Feb 3:19 am (GMT +9)
4.2 quake 8 Feb 3:19 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred early morning on Monday 8 February 2021 at 3:19 am local time near Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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 4.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Amahai (pop. 47,700) located 72 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 7 Feb 2021 18:19:35 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Monday, 8 Feb 2021 03:19 (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2.91°S / 129.41°E (Maluku, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Banda Api (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km al NE de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
162 km al ENE de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
306 km al SO de Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
371 km al O de Mas (pop: 320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
455 km al SSE de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
469 km al SSE de Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
478 km al NO de Tual (pop: 39,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
675 km al SE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from S
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.210 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
4.210 kmSERAM, INDONESIAEMSC

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