Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 87 km southwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 5 January 2019 at 18:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 135 km depth
5 Jan 18:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 135.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.82°S / 129.4°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
325 km (202 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) NE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
521 km (324 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
2493 km (1549 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 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||135 km||BANDA SEA||EMSC|
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