Mag. 3.1 earthquake - Banda Sea, 76 km northwest of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 18 August 2020 at 07:18 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.1°S / 127.84°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (48 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
2353 km (1462 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NE of Pulau Tuban Island --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) NW of Pulau Pombo Island --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NW of Pulau Kasa Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||10 km||76 km NNW of Ambon, Indonesia||BMKG|
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