Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 March 1984 at 20:44 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 March 1984 at 20:44 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 187 km depth

Date & time: 5 Mar 1984 08:44:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 187.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.488°S / 128.131°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wurlali (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
169 km (105 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200)
215 km (133 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
232 km (144 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000)
306 km (190 mi) ENE of Dili (Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000)
399 km (248 mi) ENE of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800)
422 km (262 mi) S of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
470 km (292 mi) S of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
2355 km (1463 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8187 kmKepulauan Barat Daya, IndonesiaUSGS
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