Moderate magnitude 4.6 quake hits 81 km southwest of Ternate, Indonesia around noon
Thu, 17 Jun 2021, 04:5804:58 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 13 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded around noon on Thursday 17 June 2021 at 1:44 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 17 Jun 1:44 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 81 km from the epicenter, and Sofifi (pop. 36,200) 99 km away.
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Date & time: 17 Jun 1:44 pm (GMT +9) local time (17 Jun 2021 04:44 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.61°N / 126.68°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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