Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, 48 km east of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on 2018-12-08 04:27:26 +09:00
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 121 km depth
7 Dec 20:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 35 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Dec 2018 19:27:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-08 04:27:26 +09:00
Depth: 121.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.2669°S / 130.4171°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
268 km (166 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) ENE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
532 km (330 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (339 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||121 km||- 211km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
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