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Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 109 Km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 3:51 pm (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 109 Km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 3:51 pm (GMT +9) Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 109 Km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 3:51 pm (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Nov 07:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
29 Nov 08:41: Epicenter location corrected by 14 km (8.5 mi) towards SSW.
29 Nov 08:42: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 29, 2022 06:51:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 3:51 pm (GMT +9)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude2.9426°S / 129.8216°E (Maluku, Indonesia)
Antipode2.943°N / 50.178°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoBanda Api (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities109 km (68 mi) ENE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
280 km (174 mi) SW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.310 km109 Km ENE of Amahai, IndonesiaUSGS
4.310 kmSeram, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
4.310 kmSeram, IndonesiaIRIS
4.410 kmSeram, IndonesiaGFZ


Seismic station: Darwin High School (AUDHS/S1 network) | Distance from quake: 1062 km / 660 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Darwin High School: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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