Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 41 km southeast of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 1 Jan 2019 7:31 pm (GMT +0)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 170 km depth
1 Jan 20:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 1 Jan 2019 7:31 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 170.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.58°S / 130.23°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
298 km (185 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (241 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
2585 km (1606 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SE of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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 4.5||170 km||BANDA SEA||EMSC|
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