Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Flores Sea, 41 km northeast of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 May 2003 at 16:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 9 May 2003 16:52:58 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.229°S / 120.148°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Beliling (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) NE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ENE of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (98 mi) E of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) N of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) WNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) W of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (218 mi) SSE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (277 mi) E of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> 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||33 km||Flores region, Indonesia||USGS|
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