Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 67 km west of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on 2018-12-12 15:51:57 +08:00

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 67 km west of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on 2018-12-12 15:51:57 +08:00

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 300 km depth

12 Dec 08:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2018 07:51:57 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-12 15:51:57 +08:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 299.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.4172°S / 126.8167°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Api Wetar (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) NNE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) N of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) NE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) NE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) SSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2210 km (1373 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NNE of Timor Island (pop: 3,182,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Pulau Romang 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 4.53 km- 186km NE of Dili, East TimorUSGS

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Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 67 km west of Pulau Romang Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on 2018-12-12 15:51:57 +08:00
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