Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Banda Sea, Indonesia, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 8:58 am (GMT +9) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 131 km depth
15 May 00:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
|Date & time||May 14, 2022 23:58:21 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 8:58 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||6.89°S / 129.51°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)|
|Antipode||6.89°N / 50.49°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearest volcano||Nila (18 km / 11 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||331 km (206 mi) NE of Lospalos (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.2||131 km||Indonesia: BANDA SEA||EMSC|
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