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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 57 km northwest of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 12:22 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 57 km northwest of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 12:22 am (GMT +9) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 57 km northwest of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 12:22 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 13 km depth

16 May 15:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 16, 2022 15:22:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, May 17, 2022 at 12:22 am (GMT +9)
Depth13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude2.87°S / 128.72°E (Maluku, Indonesia)
Antipode2.87°N / 51.28°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoBanda Api (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities57 km (35 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
109 km (68 mi) NNE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 26.6°C (80 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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