Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 83 km south of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 at 00:07 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 83 km south of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 at 00:07 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 190 km depth

15 May 00:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 13 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 208.0 to 190.0 km.
Date & time: 15 May 2019 00:07:31 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 190.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.03°S / 129.82°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Nila (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
352 km (219 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (223 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (256 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
2540 km (1578 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 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 4.6190 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.6208 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaEMSC

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 83 km south of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 at 00:07 (GMT)
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