Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 11 October 1987 at 02:23 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.459°S / 131.248°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
168 km (104 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) ESE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2701 km (1678 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||33 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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