Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 59 km south of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 15 December 2018 at 21:05 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 153 km depth
15 Dec 21:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 153.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.81°S / 130.12°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
319 km (198 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
2573 km (1599 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SSE of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) WNW 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||153 km||BANDA SEA||EMSC|
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