Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Saturday, 12 March 1983 at 01:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.495°S / 127.728°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Banda Api (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) SSW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) SW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) N of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) NNE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (301 mi) NNE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) NNE of Delhi (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
526 km (327 mi) NNE of Likisa (Timor-Leste) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
528 km (328 mi) NNE of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
562 km (349 mi) SW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2320 km (1442 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||33 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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