Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Ceram Sea, 74 km north of Pulau Kasa Island, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 18 May 2004 at 23:38 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.657°S / 128.268°E (Ceram Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SSE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) WSW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
571 km (355 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
577 km (359 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
586 km (364 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
597 km (371 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
2408 km (1496 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||40 km||Ceram Sea, Indonesia||USGS|
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