Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Banda Sea, 78 km northwest of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, 20 December 2019 at 00:07 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Dec 00:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.08°S / 127.85°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (269 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) WSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
587 km (365 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
595 km (370 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2354 km (1463 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Pulau Kasa Island --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SE of Pulau Lipumatole Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||10 km||Seram, Indonesia||BMKG|
|M 3.8||10 km||Ceram Sea, Indonesia||EMSC|
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