Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 2332 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 20:38 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 2332 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 20:38 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 159 km depth

14 Aug 20:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2020 08:38:23 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 159.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.59°S / 127.92°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (90 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
188 km (117 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
206 km (128 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
280 km (174 mi) NE of Dili (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
288 km (179 mi) NE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400)
296 km (184 mi) NE of Same (Timor-Leste) (pop: 25,000)
373 km (232 mi) NE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
2332 km (1449 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.3159 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.3159 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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