Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 29 km south of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 June 2018 at 22:58 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 29 km south of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 June 2018 at 22:58 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 162 km depth

21 Jun 23:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 155.0 to 162.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Jun 2018 22:58:55 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 162.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.55°S / 130.07°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (251 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) ENE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.6162 kmBanda SeaGFZ
M 4.7161 km- 223km NW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Nusa Dua / Bali / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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