Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Banda Sea, 417 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 18:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 202 km depth
1 May 18:35 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 14 minutes.
Depth: 202.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.18°S / 129.57°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
320 km (199 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) ENE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2512 km (1561 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||202 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|M 4.0||202 km||Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia||EMSC|
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