Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 44 km southwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on 2018-08-21 00:04:56 +09:00
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 160 km depth
20 Aug 15:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 53 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-21 00:04:56 +09:00
Depth: 159.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.5922°S / 129.7085°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
353 km (220 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (269 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (314 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (329 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2527 km (1570 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WNW of Pulau Yarngurual Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||160 km||- 232km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
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