Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 65 km east of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 17 May 2019 at 09:01 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Banda Sea, 65 km east of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 17 May 2019 at 09:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 223 km depth

17 May 17:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 hours.
Date & time: 17 May 2019 09:01:53 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 223.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.23°S / 129.15°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
277 km (172 mi) ENE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) ENE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) ENE of Manatutu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 1,920) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) SSE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (261 mi) ENE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) ENE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) WSW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2466 km (1532 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) E of Pulau Terbang Utara Island --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) W of Pulau Yamdena Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7223 kmBanda Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Banda Sea, 65 km east of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 17 May 2019 at 09:01 (GMT)
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