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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Borneo on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake: Borneo, 20 Dec 2015 18:47, which had occurred 1 day 6 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Borneo on Tuesday, 22 December 2015
22 Dec 00:25 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Dec 22 11:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6.
Date & time: Tuesday, 22 December 2015 00:18 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.49°N / 117.66°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bombalai (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NE of Tarakan (pop: 97,500)
80 km (49 mi) NE of Tanjung Selor (pop: 0)
88 km (55 mi) SW of Tawau (pop: 306,500)
153 km (95 mi) SW of Semporna (pop: 62,600)
186 km (116 mi) SW of Lahad Datu (pop: 105,600)
1615 km (1003 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 22 Dec 00:18 UTCM 4.6 / 13 kmBorneoGFZ
Tue, 22 Dec 00:18 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmKALIMANTAN, INDONESIAEMSC
Tue, 22 Dec 00:18 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km4.6 KALIMANTAN, INDONESIAEMSC
2015-12-22 08:18:37 +08:00 (22 Dec 00:18:37 UTC)M 4.9 / 10 km- 26km N of Tarakan, IndonesiaUSGS
Tue, 22 Dec 00:18 UTCM 4.9 / 45 kmBorneoGeoAu

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Tawau (88.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Tawau (88.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
tawau / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tawau (Malaysia, 86 km N of epicenter) : I can felt the shake in my office in Tawau. (reported through EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia, 86 km N of epicenter) : Felt like dizziness (reported through EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia, 86 km N of epicenter) : Ada juga rasa..ni yg kedua dr yg pertama (reported through EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia, 86 km N of epicenter) : I feel it for a moment. Allah Maha Besar. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 24 km S of epicenter) : Gempa susulan @tarakancity (reported through EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia, 90 km N of epicenter) : mild tremors last for 3 seconds at 8:27 am (reported through EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia, 90 km N of epicenter) : Felt the shake but weak than before (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 21 km S of epicenter) : Surround me shaking i jump from bed (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Borneo on Tuesday, 22 December 2015
 

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