- Banda Sea, 58 km northwest of Pulau Tuban Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 29 June 2006 at 03:17 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 52 km depth
Depth: 51.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.055°S / 127.165°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) WNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) W of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (264 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
2280 km (1416 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||52 km||Seram, Indonesia||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Jul 2006 11:22 UTC| M 4.6 |77.5 km (48.2 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details