Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 144 km northwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 July 2016 at 05:27 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 144 km northwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 July 2016 at 05:27 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 55 km depth

10 Jul 06:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Jul 2016 05:27:58 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.84°N / 126.62°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (90 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2372 km (1474 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Nusa Sidanga Island --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) WSW of Gura Tabailenge Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.655 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 144 km northwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 July 2016 at 05:27 (GMT)
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