Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 4:14 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 4:14 am (GMT +9)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.4 at 114 km depth

3 Mar 19:20 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 5 minutes.
3 Mar 19:25: Magnitude recalculée de 4.5 à 4.4. Profondeur recalculée de 86.0 à 114.0 km (de 53 à 71 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5 km (3.1 mi) au NNE.
Update Wed, 3 Mar 2021, 19:24
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 97 km northeast of Lospalos, Timor-Leste
4.5 quake 4 Mar 4:14 am (GMT +9)
4.5 quake 4 Mar 4:14 am (GMT +9)
An intermediate magnitude 4.5 earthquake was reported early morning near Lospalos, Lautém, Timor-Leste.
According to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the quake hit on Thursday 4 March 2021 at 4:14 am local time at an intermediate depth of 86 km. 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 4.4.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Lospalos (pop. 17,200) located 97 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 19:14:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 4 mars 2021 04:14 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 114.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.78°S / 127.54°E (Banda Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Wurlali (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km NE de Lospalos (Timor oriental) (pop: 17,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
142 km ENE de Baucau (Timor oriental) (pop: 16,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
160 km NE de Venilale (Timor oriental) (pop: 16,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
233 km ENE de Dili (Timor oriental) (pop: 150,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
241 km ENE de Aileu (Timor oriental) (pop: 17,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
326 km ENE de Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
384 km ENE de Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
426 km ENE de Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
460 km S de Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
507 km ENE de Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
206 km NE de Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
4.4114 kmBanda Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
sydney australia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
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