Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - 72 km a nord est da Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, domenica, 07 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - 72 km a nord est da Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, domenica, 07 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.2 at 10 km depth

7 Feb 18:25 UTC: Primo a segnalare: BMKG dopo 6 minuti.
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:

Data & ora: 7 Feb 2021 18:19:35 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: lunedì, 8 feb 2021 03:19 (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.91°S / 129.41°E (Maluku, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Banda Api (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km NE da Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
162 km ENE da Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
306 km SO da Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
371 km O da Mas (pop: 320) --> Vedi sismi vicini
455 km SSE da Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
469 km SSE da Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
478 km NO da Tual (pop: 39,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
675 km SE da Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from S
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.210 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
4.210 kmSERAM, INDONESIAEMSC

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