Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia, on Thursday, 31 December 2015 at 23:39 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia, on Thursday, 31 December 2015 at 23:39 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 121 km depth

31 Dec 23:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 119.0 to 121.0 km.
Date & time: 31 Dec 2015 11:39:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.13°S / 130.03°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
344 km (214 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500)
368 km (228 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
433 km (269 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
439 km (273 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
516 km (321 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
607 km (377 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
708 km (440 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2563 km (1593 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.9121 kmTanimbar Islands Reg., IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.6120 km- 183km WNW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

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