Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Borneo on Sunday, 20 December 2015
20 Dec 21:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour 56 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.51°N / 117.71°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bombalai (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NE of Tarakan (pop: 97,500)
84 km (52 mi) NE of Tanjung Selor (pop: 0)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Tawau (pop: 306,500)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Semporna (pop: 62,600)
182 km (113 mi) SW of Lahad Datu (pop: 105,600)
1620 km (1007 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 20 Dec 19:30 UTC||M 4.3 / 10 km||Borneo||GFZ|
|Sun, 20 Dec 19:30 UTC||M 4.3 / 10 km||KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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