Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 29 November 1987 at 20:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 184 km depth
Depth: 184.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.88°S / 130.687°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
230 km (143 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
549 km (341 mi) ENE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
566 km (352 mi) ENE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (361 mi) NE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
2637 km (1639 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||184 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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