Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Monday, 18 May 2015 at 03:21 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 41 km depth
18 May 04:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 48 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.05°N / 127.24°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
141 km (88 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
150 km (93 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
237 km (147 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
272 km (169 mi) NE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
273 km (170 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
283 km (176 mi) NE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2444 km (1519 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.4||41 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.4||41 km||93km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia||USGS|
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