International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255938
Event time 2020-09-03 09:35:13 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 01:35:13 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 09:45:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4.5
Depth -10 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 4
Possible effects Most people indoors feel movement. Hanging objects swing. Dishes, windows, and doors rattle. The earthquake feels like a heavy truck hitting the walls. A few people outdoors may feel movement. Parked cars rock.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent Indonesian Archipelago
Country Indonesia
Administration area
Nearest settlement Larawali
Distance 25 km
Course NNW
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region South Pacific
Water surface name Savu Sea



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
Ora, Doro volcano (45.66 km)
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.