Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on Saturday, 26 November 1983 at 18:24 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on Saturday, 26 November 1983 at 18:24 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 166 km depth

Date & time: 26 Nov 1983 06:24:39 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 165.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.086°S / 128.744°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (28 mi) WSW of Layoni (Maluku)
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Bumai (Maluku)
249 km (155 mi) NE of Lospalos (Lautem, Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
295 km (183 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
382 km (237 mi) S of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
386 km (240 mi) ENE of Dili (Vera Cruz, Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
417 km (259 mi) S of Amahai (Greve Kommune, Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
2421 km (1504 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.6166 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
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