Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Banda Sea, 26 km northwest of Pulau Tuban Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 29 January 2004 at 00:59 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 70 km depth
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.239°S / 127.384°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) WNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) W of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
2300 km (1429 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
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|M 4.6||70 km||Seram, Indonesia||USGS|
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