Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia
Sat, 3 Apr 2021, 04:1404:14 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded around noon on Saturday 3 April 2021 at 12:54 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 108 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 3 Apr 12:54 pm (GMT +9)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ternate (pop. 101,700) located 89 km from the epicenter, Sofifi (pop. 36,200) 103 km away, and Tobelo (pop. 10,000) 106 km away.
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Date & time: 3 Apr 2021 12:54 pm (GMT +9) local time (3 Apr 2021 03:54 GMT)
Depth: 108.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.53°N / 127.08°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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