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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea, 113 km northeast of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-Leste, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:36 pm (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea, 113 km northeast of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-Leste, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:36 pm (GMT +9) Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea, 113 km northeast of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-Leste, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:36 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 122 km depth

23 Sep 13:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 13:36:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:36 pm (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude7.74°S / 127.66°E (Banda Sea, Timor-Leste)
Antipode7.74°N / 52.34°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoWurlali (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities113 km (70 mi) NE of Lospalos (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
156 km (97 mi) ENE of Baucau (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (108 mi) NE of Venilale (pop: 16,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
247 km (154 mi) ENE of Delhi (pop: 150,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
255 km (159 mi) ENE of Aileu (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
272 km (169 mi) ENE of Likisa (pop: 19,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
287 km (178 mi) ENE of Maubara (pop: 16,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
302 km (188 mi) ENE of mariana (Maliana) (pop: 22,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.2122 kmKEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.2122 kmIndonesia: Banda SeaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Kappang, Sulawesi, Indonesia (KAPI/II network) | Distance from quake: 925 km / 575 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kappang, Sulawesi, Indonesia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Nov 4, 1963 01:17
59 years ago
8.1

65 km
245km / 152mi69 km SW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 1950 15:28
72 years ago
7.7

200 km
197km / 122mi86 km NE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 29, 2021 18:25
40 weeks ago
7.3

167 km
19km / 12miBanda Sea, 122 km NE of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-LesteMore
Jun 24, 2019 02:53
3 years ago
7.3

214 km
223km / 139miBanda Sea, 322 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 24, 1983 05:30
39 years ago
7.3

179 km
63km / 39miIndonesiaMore
Feb 11, 1969 22:16
54 years ago
7.2

431 km
160km / 99miPulau Gunungapi, 387 km SW of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 10, 2012 16:53
10 years ago
7.1

159 km
273km / 169miBanda Sea, 364 km SE of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 25, 1995 04:43
27 years ago
7.1

142 km
189km / 117miIndonesiaMore
May 15, 1962 05:23
60 years ago
7.1

30 km
75km / 47mi38 km W of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 9, 1998 05:38
24 years ago
7.0

33 km
169km / 105miIndonesiaMore
Feb 14, 1952 03:38
71 years ago
7.0

25 km
129km / 80miMaluku, Indonesia, 77 km N of Baucau, Timor-LesteMore
Mar 26, 1930 07:12
93 years ago
7.0

10 km
204km / 127miPulau Reong, Indonesia, 95 km N of Delhi, Aveiro, Dili, Timor-LesteMore
Aug 30, 2011 06:57
11 years ago
6.9

470 km
183km / 114mi32 km N of Pulau Gunungapi Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
May 30, 1988 21:11
34 years ago
6.9

86 km
78km / 48miIndonesiaMore
Jul 8, 1964 11:55
58 years ago
6.9

190 km
335km / 208mi274 km SE of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 23, 1918 22:57
104 years ago
6.9

15 km
194km / 121miIndonesiaMore
May 6, 2020 13:53
2 years ago
6.8

113 km
258km / 160miBanda Sea, 397 km SE of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 4, 1972 22:43
51 years ago
6.8

390 km
236km / 147mi200 km N of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Mar 21, 1964 03:42
59 years ago
6.8

359 km
152km / 94mi302 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jul 17, 1956 07:34
66 years ago
6.8

451 km
184km / 115mi52 km SW of Pulau Gunungapi Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2016 00:17
6 years ago
6.7

174 km
24km / 15miBanda Sea, Indonesia, 136 km NE of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-LesteMore
Nov 9, 1998 05:30
24 years ago
6.7

33 km
174km / 108miIndonesiaMore
Aug 20, 1965 05:54
57 years ago
6.7

330 km
243km / 151mi227 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Oct 5, 1993 05:09
29 years ago
6.6

13 km
230km / 143mi284 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
May 21, 1991 11:00
31 years ago
6.6

18 km
126km / 78mi158 km N of Timor Island, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Aug 8, 1969 20:44
53 years ago
6.6

176 km
281km / 175mi53 km NW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 14, 1963 07:04
60 years ago
6.6

220 km
79km / 49mi33 km W of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 25, 2018 20:14
5 years ago
6.5

181 km
255km / 158miBanda Sea, 375 km SE of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Sep 1, 2013 11:52
9 years ago
6.5

132 km
72km / 44miBanda Sea, 428 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jul 13, 1994 11:45
28 years ago
6.5

159 km
26km / 16miIndonesiaMore
Feb 20, 1988 01:25
35 years ago
6.5

315 km
98km / 61miIndonesiaMore
Oct 29, 1974 03:14
48 years ago
6.5

117 km
221km / 137miIndonesiaMore
Jul 23, 1955 12:48
67 years ago
6.5

35 km
61km / 38mi55 km W of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 30, 1930 15:19
93 years ago
6.5

10 km
141km / 88miMaluku, Indonesia, 90 km N of Baucau, Timor-LesteMore
Dec 1, 2013 01:24
9 years ago
6.4

10 km
113km / 70miBanda Sea, 370 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 3, 2000 22:09
23 years ago
6.4

142 km
103km / 64miPulau Terbang Utara, IndonesiaMore
Jan 20, 1993 17:31
30 years ago
6.4

33 km
116km / 72miPulau Terbang Utara, IndonesiaMore
Dec 12, 1983 09:26
39 years ago
6.4

137 km
45km / 28miPulau Romang, 444 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 13, 1969 23:33
54 years ago
6.4

168 km
293km / 182mi27 km NW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 1, 2018 13:27
4 years ago
6.3

146 km
123km / 76miBanda Sea, 424 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 7, 1991 09:21
31 years ago
6.3

140 km
109km / 68miPulau Terbang Utara, IndonesiaMore
Jun 22, 1982 04:18
40 years ago
6.3

450 km
184km / 114mi234 km NE of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Oct 17, 1975 03:31
47 years ago
6.3

109 km
121km / 75miIndonesiaMore
Mar 6, 1974 19:29
49 years ago
6.3

26 km
193km / 120miIndonesiaMore
Oct 14, 1954 01:35
68 years ago
6.3

35 km
23km / 14mi31 km E of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
May 27, 2022 02:36
19 weeks ago
6.2

49 km
75km / 47miBanda Sea, 38 km NE of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-LesteMore
May 12, 2015 07:22
7 years ago
6.2

145 km
180km / 112miBanda Sea, 426 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 15, 2010 21:51
13 years ago
6.2

126 km
131km / 81miPulau Terbang Utara, 396 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 7, 2008 16:04
14 years ago
6.2

10 km
193km / 120mi86 km NE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 13, 2008 19:58
15 years ago
6.2

19 km
118km / 73miPulau Donahayuri, 426 km E of Atambua, IndonesiaMore
Jan 30, 2008 07:32
15 years ago
6.2

8 km
49km / 30mi43 km NE of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2001 21:08
21 years ago
6.2

33 km
169km / 105miIndonesiaMore
Feb 28, 1989 13:48
34 years ago
6.2

196 km
32km / 20miPulau Romang, 445 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 25, 1985 11:07
38 years ago
6.2

249 km
190km / 118miIndonesiaMore
Oct 7, 1982 07:15
40 years ago
6.2

515 km
207km / 129mi242 km NE of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Jul 8, 1971 19:07
51 years ago
6.2

106 km
232km / 144miIndonesiaMore
Mar 19, 1967 01:10
56 years ago
6.2

98 km
256km / 159mi54 km SW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 6, 2014 11:45
8 years ago
6.1

10 km
70km / 43miBanda Sea, 400 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 3, 2014 22:36
9 years ago
6.1

18 km
80km / 50miBanda Sea, 386 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jan 22, 2009 20:16
14 years ago
6.1

147 km
111km / 69miPulau Terbang Utara, 404 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 19, 2008 03:12
14 years ago
6.1

13 km
217km / 135mi30 km SW of Pulau Reong Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 14, 2006 14:21
16 years ago
6.1

345 km
155km / 96miIndonesiaMore
Mar 19, 2002 22:14
21 years ago
6.1

148 km
284km / 176miIndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 1997 19:17
25 years ago
6.1

216 km
187km / 116miIndonesiaMore
Oct 17, 1981 06:44
41 years ago
6.1

179 km
161km / 100miIndonesiaMore
May 15, 1980 18:58
42 years ago
6.1

33 km
271km / 168miIndonesiaMore
Mar 2, 1959 09:13
64 years ago
6.1

35 km
48km / 30mi64 km W of Meaterialam Island, IndonesiaMore
Feb 1, 2022 19:25
35 weeks ago
6.0

119 km
78km / 48miBanda Sea, Indonesia, 186 km NE of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-LesteMore
Aug 28, 2014 06:23
8 years ago
6.0

136 km
89km / 55miBanda Sea, 439 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 12, 2013 00:53
9 years ago
6.0

92 km
247km / 153miBanda Sea, 422 km SE of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 15, 2010 11:29
12 years ago
6.0

135 km
135km / 84mi25 km E of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jun 6, 2008 13:42
14 years ago
6.0

122 km
37km / 23mi53 km E of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 19, 2008 10:21
14 years ago
6.0

10 km
214km / 133mi32 km SW of Pulau Reong Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 15, 2007 08:03
15 years ago
6.0

176 km
31km / 20miPulau Romang, 433 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 28, 2003 06:38
19 years ago
6.0

409 km
183km / 114mi236 km NE of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Sep 18, 2001 02:19
21 years ago
6.0

132 km
27km / 17mi37 km E of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Sep 18, 1995 06:56
27 years ago
6.0

181 km
170km / 106miIndonesiaMore
Jun 16, 1980 20:48
42 years ago
6.0

167 km
107km / 66miPulau Terbang Utara, IndonesiaMore
Jun 29, 1977 07:24
45 years ago
6.0

58 km
16km / 10miIndonesiaMore
Aug 21, 1976 06:56
46 years ago
6.0

120 km
239km / 148miIndonesiaMore
Sep 27, 1968 03:58
54 years ago
6.0

151 km
182km / 113mi72 km NE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jul 16, 2011 17:06
11 years ago
5.9

249 km
73km / 45mi56 km N of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jun 21, 2003 07:34
19 years ago
5.9

168 km
29km / 18mi249 km NE of Timor Island, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Jul 15, 2000 07:13
22 years ago
5.9

218 km
161km / 100miIndonesiaMore
Jan 19, 1995 09:55
28 years ago
5.9

160 km
76km / 48miIndonesiaMore
Jun 16, 1994 10:12
28 years ago
5.9

109 km
64km / 40miIndonesiaMore
May 31, 1965 11:38
57 years ago
5.9

150 km
103km / 64mi30 km S of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 18, 1965 22:39
58 years ago
5.9

35 km
118km / 73mi68 km S of Pulau Gunungapi Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 11, 2015 23:36
7 years ago
5.8

144 km
154km / 96miBanda Sea, 415 km S of Ambon City, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 17, 2004 15:58
18 years ago
5.8

129 km
90km / 56miIndonesiaMore
Mar 22, 1999 08:04
24 years ago
5.8

33 km
130km / 81miMaluku, IndonesiaMore
Sep 17, 1981 06:19
41 years ago
5.8

33 km
142km / 88miIndonesiaMore
Jun 15, 1978 13:30
44 years ago
5.8

155 km
144km / 89miIndonesiaMore
Oct 14, 1975 14:53
47 years ago
5.8

167 km
168km / 104miIndonesiaMore
Aug 23, 1974 04:50
48 years ago
5.8

136 km
33km / 20miPulau Romang, IndonesiaMore
Sep 29, 1969 16:19
53 years ago
5.8

131 km
134km / 83mi23 km NE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2020 08:08
1 year 44 weeks ago
5.7

10 km
76km / 47miBanda Sea, 405 km E of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Feb 23, 2013 11:09
10 years ago
5.7

35 km
91km / 57miTimor Sea, 45 km E of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-LesteMore
Sep 16, 2008 11:15
14 years ago
5.7

35 km
146km / 91mi33 km SW of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-LesteMore
Dec 7, 2006 06:34
16 years ago
5.7

5.5 km
158km / 98mi40 km SE of Venilale, Baucau, Timor-LesteMore
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