Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 367 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 Oct 11.37 am (GMT +9) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 367 km southeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 Oct 11.37 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 185 km depth

17 Oct 02:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 8 minutes.
17 Oct 08:30: Magnitude recalculée de 4.7 à 4.6. Profondeur recalculée de 186.0 à 185.0 km (de 116 à 115 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.1 km (1.9 mi) au SE.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 02:37:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 17 oct. 2020 11:37 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 185.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.05°S / 130.5°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Manuk (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
254 km W de Tual (pop: 39,500)
349 km SSE de Amahai (pop: 47,700)
367 km SE de Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
581 km S de Sorong (pop: 125,500)
630 km WSW de Nabire (pop: 43,900)
700 km SW de Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
705 km ENE de Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2616 km E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.6185 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.6156 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.6143 km260 Km W of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.6158 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ

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