Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 396 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 28 April 2019 at 17:42 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 396 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 28 April 2019 at 17:42 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 195 km depth

28 Apr 17:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 13 minutes.
Apr 29 06:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 204.0 to 195.0 km.
Date & time: 28 Apr 2019 17:42:03 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 195.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.88°S / 129.79°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
356 km (221 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) SSE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
2536 km (1576 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) WNW of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.6195 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.4204 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)EMSC

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 396 km southeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 28 April 2019 at 17:42 (GMT)
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