Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 4:24 pm (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 4:24 pm (GMT +9)

Séisme modéré magnitude 5.3 at 173 km depth

9 Feb 07:32 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 8 minutes.
9 Feb 07:35: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
9 Feb 23:10: Profondeur recalculée de 174.0 à 173.0 km (de 108 à 107 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 4.7 km (2.9 mi) au NO.
Date & time: 9 Feb 2021 07:24:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 9 févr. 2021 16:24 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 5.3
Profondeur: 173.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.5°S / 130.01°E (Banda Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Serua (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
318 km OSO de Tual (pop: 39,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
372 km SSE de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
372 km SSE de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
401 km NE de Lospalos (Timor oriental) (pop: 17,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
422 km NE de Gunung Dilarini (Timor oriental) (pop: 365) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
449 km SO de Mas (pop: 320) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
449 km ENE de Baucau (Timor oriental) (pop: 16,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
466 km ENE de Venilale (Timor oriental) (pop: 16,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
480 km ENE de Viqueque (Timor oriental) (pop: 6,080) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
494 km ENE de Manatutu (Timor oriental) (pop: 1,920) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
380 km SSE de Ambon Island (pop: 501,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 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.
5.3173 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
5.2172 kmBANDA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC
5.2179 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
5.2166 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaUSGS
5.2166 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaGeoAu

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