Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea, 57 km west of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 13 December 2019 at 12:28 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 45 km depth
13 Dec 12:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.51°S / 127.7°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) WNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2330 km (1448 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of Pulau Tuban Island --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Pulau Pombo Island --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Pulau Kasa Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||45 km||Seram, Indonesia||EMSC|
|M 3.2||10 km||Seram, Indonesia||BMKG|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ambon (63 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)