Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Banda Sea, 41 km northeast of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT +9) -
Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
16 May 15:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
|Date & time||May 16, 2022 14:57:48 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, May 16, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||3.36°S / 128.33°E (Banda Sea, Indonesia)|
|Antipode||3.36°N / 51.67°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearest volcano||Banda Api (215 km / 134 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||41 km (25 mi) NNE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
66 km (41 mi) W of Amahai (pop: 47,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Ambon Island (pop: 501,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.8||12 km||SERAM, INDONESIA||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.