Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea, 62 km southwest of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 27 February 2019 at 06:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 164 km depth
27 Feb 06:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 164.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.79°S / 129.71°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2527 km (1570 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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||164 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||GFZ|
|M 5.0||153 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||GeoAu|
|M 5.0||174 km||BANDA SEA (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 5.0||166 km||217km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
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