Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 8 April 1987 at 04:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.268°S / 131.909°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) WNW of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (245 mi) ESE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) ESE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) WSW of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (307 mi) S of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
545 km (339 mi) SSW of Manokwari (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2776 km (1725 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||33 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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