Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, 364 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 at 10:11 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 364 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 at 10:11 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 255 km depth

4 Dec 10:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Dec 4 10:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Dec 4 15:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 221.0 to 255.0 km.
Date & time: 4 Dec 2019 10:11:02 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 255.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.93°S / 128.66°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
255 km (158 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) S of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (246 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (254 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) ENE of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2412 km (1498 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8255 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, 364 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 at 10:11 (GMT)
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