Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Banda Sea, 41 km northwest of Pulau Tuban Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 31 January 2004 at 02:49 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 55 km depth
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.099°S / 127.324°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
2296 km (1427 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||55 km||Seram, Indonesia||USGS|
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