Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 15 August 2016
15 Aug 16:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 25 minutes.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.38°N / 126.53°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
135 km (84 mi) NW of Sofifi (pop: 36,200)
149 km (93 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
169 km (105 mi) SW of Tobelo (pop: 10,000)
187 km (116 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2343 km (1456 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 15 Aug 15:35 UTC||M 4.5 / 49 km||Northern Molucca Sea||GFZ|
|Mon, 15 Aug 15:35 UTC||M 4.5 / 49 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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