Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 4 November 1987 at 02:04 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Indonesia | Maluku | Jakarta
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 87 km depth
Depth: 87.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.596°S / 131.252°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 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: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 4.6||87 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.