Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Ceram Sea, 60 km southeast of Pulau Gommu Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 28 February 2004 at 21:42 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.332°S / 127.824°E (Ceram Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (97 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) WSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
527 km (327 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
2366 km (1470 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||10 km||Ceram Sea, Indonesia||USGS|
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