Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 434 km southwest of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 10 August 2018 at 10:54 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 150 km depth
10 Aug 11:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 150.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.32°S / 129.21°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
278 km (173 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2473 km (1537 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) W of Pulau Yamdena Island --> 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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|M 4.6||150 km||Banda Sea||GFZ|
|M 4.6||150 km||4.6 KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.5||160 km||- 246km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
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