Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 6 March 1988 at 07:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.725°S / 130.514°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
248 km (154 mi) W of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) SE of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) SW of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
542 km (337 mi) NE of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
560 km (348 mi) NE of Venilale (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
575 km (357 mi) NE of Viqueque (Timor-Leste) (pop: 6,080) --> See nearby quakes!
2619 km (1627 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||33 km||Banda Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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