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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 123 km southeast of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 05:00 GMT

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Molucca Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, June 7, 2016 19:15 GMT, which had occurred 11 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 123 km southeast of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 05:00 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 61 km depth

19 Jun 05:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jun 19 05:06: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Jun 19 05:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 65.0 km.
Jun 19 05:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 65.0 to 69.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 69.0 to 68.0 km.
Jun 19 05:11: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Jun 19 05:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 68.0 to 67.0 km.
Jun 19 05:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 67.0 to 59.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 61.0 km.
Jun 19 08:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: Jun 19, 2016 05:00:15 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.02°N / 126.21°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.02°S / 53.79°W
Nearest volcano: Tangkoko (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (77 mi) ESE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) W of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ESE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.161 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
5.360 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
5.226 km- 118km ESE of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS
5.358 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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