Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, 209 km west of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 at 17:37 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 118 km depth
26 Mar 17:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Mar 2019 17:37:31 UTC
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.06°S / 130.91°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||118 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||GFZ|
|M 5.0||124 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|M 4.9||113 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 5.1||111 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||GeoAu|
|M 4.9||107 km||213km W of Tual, Indonesia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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