Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 57 km northeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 23:38 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 57 km northeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 23:38 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 222 km depth

2 Dec 23:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Dec 2018 23:38:48 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 222.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.04°S / 129.01°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
276 km (172 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (212 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (220 mi) NE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) ENE of Gleno (Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) ENE of Ainaro (Timor-Leste) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2450 km (1523 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ENE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) W of Pulau Yarngurual Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 57 km northeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 23:38 (GMT)
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