Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Banda Sea, 409 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 07:41 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 162 km depth
7 Jan 07:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 162.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.18°S / 129.36°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
300 km (186 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (256 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2489 km (1547 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) W of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||162 km||KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.7||144 km||- 250km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
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