Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Banda Sea, 72 km northeast of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 28 February 2019 at 08:47 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 110 km depth
28 Feb 09:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2019 08:47:09 UTC
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.01°S / 130.57°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
245 km (152 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 mi) NE of Gunung Dilarini (Timor-Leste) (pop: 365) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (330 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
547 km (340 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
562 km (349 mi) NE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||110 km||BANDA SEA (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 4.4||110 km||230km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
|M 4.7||147 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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