Banda Sea


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Ban·da Sea

 (băn′də, bän′-)
An arm of the Pacific Ocean in eastern Indonesia southeast of Sulawesi and north of Timor. It includes the Banda Islands, a group of volcanic islands in the Moluccas south of Seram.

Banda Sea

n
(Placename) a part of the Pacific in Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea

Ban′da Sea′

(ˈbɑn də, ˈbæn-)
n.
a sea between Sulawesi (Celebes) and New Guinea, S of the Moluccas and N of Timor.
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The epicenter was located 145 kilometers under the Banda Sea.
The quake struck at 7:36 am local time (2236 GMT Monday), 318 kilometres (197 miles) east-northeast of the Timor Leste capital Dili in the Banda Sea at a depth of 18 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.
Jakarta, Dec 5(ANI): Two moderate earthquakes hit West Irian Region and Banda Sea in Indonesia on December 5.
0 occurred in the Banda Sea of eastern Indonesia late Saturday, but no destructive tsunami was generated and there were no initial reports of casualties or damage.
On the island in the Banda Sea, 67 houses were reportedly swept away when the tsunami swamped six villages on the coast.
7 on the Richter scale, struck deep beneath the Banda Sea - 120 miles south of Ambon city in the Maluku Islands.
7-rated tremor was off the eastern coast in the Banda Sea.
Decline in tuna fish production has been recorded in the Indian sea, Makassar strait, Timor Sea and Banda Sea.
The 585-foot-long, self-propelled roll-on/roll-off sister vessels BALI SEA and BANDA SEA have completed shipyard conversion work and are enroute to Mobile, AL to be operated by CG Railway, Inc.
Geological Survey, the quake was centered in the Banda Sea, which is around 222 kilometers northwest of Saumlaki in Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands.