Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 47 km southwest of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 12:33 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 47 km southwest of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 12:33 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 155 km depth

9 Mar 12:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 12 minutes.
Mar 9 22:50: Magnitude recalculée de 4.8 à 4.7.
Profondeur recalculée de 151.0 à 155.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2019 12:33:15 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 155.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.6°S / 128.27°E (Banda Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Wurlali (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km NE de Lospalos (Timor oriental) (pop: 17,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
222 km ENE de Baucau (Timor oriental) (pop: 16,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
238 km ENE de Venilale (Timor oriental) (pop: 16,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
315 km ENE de Dili (Timor oriental) (pop: 150,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
323 km ENE de Aileu (Timor oriental) (pop: 17,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
341 km ENE de Liquiçá (Timor oriental) (pop: 19,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
356 km ENE de Maubara (Timor oriental) (pop: 16,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
370 km ENE de Maliana (Timor oriental) (pop: 22,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
408 km ENE de Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
2370 km E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km SO de Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
285 km ENE de Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.7155 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.5162 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 4.7169 kmKEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.7152 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 47 km southwest of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 12:33 (GMT)
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