Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 10 December 1987 at 05:19 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 135 km depth
Depth: 135.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.979°S / 130.796°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
220 km (137 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2649 km (1646 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||135 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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