Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 105 km northeast of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 6:26 am (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 105 km northeast of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 6:26 am (GMT +9)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 10 km depth

2 Mar 21:35 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 9 minutes.
Update Tue, 2 Mar 2021, 21:39
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 105 km northeast of Amahai, Indonesia
4.2 quake 3 Mar 6:26 am (GMT +9)
4.2 quake 3 Mar 6:26 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, was reported only 13 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 6:26 am local time. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake 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 105 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 21:26:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 3 mars 2021 06:26 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.91°S / 129.76°E (Maluku, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Banda Api (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km ENE de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
196 km ENE de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
281 km SO de Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
333 km O de Mas (pop: 320) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
449 km NO de Tual (pop: 39,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
474 km SSE de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
489 km SSE de Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
530 km OSO de Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25°C (77 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
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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