Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea, 25 km southwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 29 December 2018 at 21:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 98 km depth
29 Dec 21:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 98.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.51°S / 129.89°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
331 km (206 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) NE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
528 km (328 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (333 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
2547 km (1583 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||98 km||BANDA SEA||EMSC|
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