Terremoto moderato mag. 4.7 - 53 km a nord est da Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, domenica, 07 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.7 - 53 km a nord est da Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, domenica, 07 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.7 at 11 km depth

7 Feb 22:03 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 6 minuti.
7 Feb 22:05: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: BMKG
Update Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 22:12
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.7 just reported 53 km northeast of Amahai, Indonesia
4.7 quake 8 Feb 6:57 am (GMT +9)
4.7 quake 8 Feb 6:57 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred early morning on Monday 8 February 2021 at 6:57 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 11 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Amahai (pop. 47,700) located 53 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 7 Feb 2021 21:57:39 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: lunedì, 8 feb 2021 06:57 (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 4.7
Profondità: 11.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.94°S / 129.18°E (Maluku, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Banda Api (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km NNE da Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
139 km NE da Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
326 km SO da Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
396 km O da Mas (pop: 320) --> Vedi sismi vicini
496 km NO da Tual (pop: 39,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26°C (79 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from S
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
4.711 kmSeram, IndonesiaBMKG
4.610 km46 Km NE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS

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