Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, on Monday, 20 June 2016 at 16:30 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, on Monday, 20 June 2016 at 16:30 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 110 km depth

20 Jun 16:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jun 20 16:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 69.0 to 72.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 72.0 to 87.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 87.0 to 93.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 93.0 to 99.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 99.0 to 102.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 102.0 to 104.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 104.0 to 105.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 105.0 to 109.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 109.0 to 110.0 km.
Jun 21 10:22: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.8.
Date & time: 20 Jun 2016 04:30:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.09°S / 123.92°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) S of Tangagah
118 km (73 mi) SE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200)
158 km (98 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800)
185 km (115 mi) SSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
190 km (118 mi) SW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
203 km (126 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900)
223 km (138 mi) SW of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
2014 km (1251 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8110 kmMinahassa Peninsula, SulawesiGFZ
M 4.7114 km SULAWESI, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.291 kmMinahassa Peninsula, SulawesiGeoAu
M 4.7103 km- 56km S of Molibagu, IndonesiaUSGS

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