Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 30 km south of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 13 April 2019 at 16:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 143 km depth
13 Apr 17:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Depth: 143.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.57°S / 130°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Serua (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
322 km (200 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2560 km (1590 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||143 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||GFZ|
|M 4.8||149 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 4.8||139 km||218km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||USGS|
|M 5.0||140 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||GeoAu|
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