Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 72 km northeast of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 3:19 am (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 72 km northeast of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 3:19 am (GMT +9)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 10 km depth

7 Feb 18:25 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 6 minutes.
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:

Date & time: 7 Feb 2021 18:19:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 8 févr. 2021 03:19 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.91°S / 129.41°E (Maluku, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Banda Api (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km NE de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
162 km ENE de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
306 km SO de Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
371 km O de Mas (pop: 320) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
455 km SSE de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
469 km SSE de Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
478 km NO de Tual (pop: 39,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
675 km SE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from S
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.210 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
4.210 kmSERAM, INDONESIAEMSC

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