Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, 46 km southeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 15:18 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake Banda Sea, 27 km southeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, 1 December 2018 13:27 GMT, which had occurred 11 days earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 46 km southeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 15:18 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 177 km depth

12 Dec 15:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2018 15:18:43 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 177.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.66°S / 128.77°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (253 mi) ENE of Maubara (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) ENE of Maliana (Timor-Leste) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) ENE of Suai (Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2426 km (1507 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, 46 km southeast of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 15:18 (GMT)
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