Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2552 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, 11 May 2020 at 14:37 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 156 km depth
12 May 00:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 hours.
Date & time: 11 May 2020 02:37:22 UTC -
Depth: 156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.9°S / 129.93°E
Nearest volcano: Nila
(51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:50 km (31 mi) ESE of Wotai65 km (41 mi) S of Trana76 km (47 mi) NNE of Wakarlawen85 km (53 mi) E of Jafila90 km (56 mi) N of Ilhar343 km (213 mi) WSW of Tual (Karasu İlçesi)
(pop: 39,500)405 km (252 mi) SSE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon)
(pop: 355,600)2552 km (1586 mi) E of Jakarta
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011
joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more
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|M 4.4||156 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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