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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 21 km northeast of Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 10:15 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 21 km northeast of Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 10:15 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 21 km northeast of Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 10:15 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Dec 02:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
1 Dec 02:36: Now using data updates from BMKG

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 1, 2022 02:15:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 10:15 am (GMT +8)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude3.86°S / 122.66°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode3.86°N / 57.34°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities21 km (13 mi) NE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) N of Katabu (pop: 42,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
269 km (167 mi) ENE of Watampone (pop: 81,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
290 km (180 mi) ESE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
302 km (187 mi) ENE of Sinjai (pop: 40,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
346 km (215 mi) SE of Poso (pop: 47,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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.
4.010 kmIndonesia: Di Laut 6 Km Barat Laut Kab. KonaweBMKG
3.810 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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