Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 57 km northeast of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 February 2016 at 16:10 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 43 km depth
1 Feb 17:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.38°N / 126.48°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
486 km (302 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2338 km (1453 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NE of Pulau Gureda Island --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SE of Pulau Tahulandang Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||43 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.4||43 km||- 118km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
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