- Banda Sea, 54 km southeast of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 4 December 2018 at 14:12 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 194 km depth
4 Dec 14:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 194.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.68°S / 130.29°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
296 km (184 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
2591 km (1610 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||194 km||BANDA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.5||162 km||- 215km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
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