Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 November 1984 at 07:04 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 November 1984 at 07:04 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 179 km depth

Date & time: 27 Nov 1984 07:04:42 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 179.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.082°S / 129.375°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Teon (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Watludan (Maluku)
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Wotai (Maluku)
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Sirgurusi (Maluku)
99 km (61 mi) NW of Ilhar (Maluku)
399 km (248 mi) SSE of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
407 km (253 mi) WSW of Tual (Karasu İlçesi, Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
419 km (261 mi) S of Amahai (Greve Kommune, Maluku) (pop: 47,700)
2491 km (1548 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.9179 kmKepulauan Babar, IndonesiaUSGS
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