Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Saturday, 20 August 2016
20 Aug 11:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.61°N / 126.4°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (84 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
142 km (88 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
159 km (99 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (pop: 8,000)
161 km (100 mi) NW of Sofifi (pop: 36,200)
173 km (108 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2339 km (1454 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 20 Aug 10:35 UTC||M 4.4 / 39 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|2016-08-20 18:35:24 +08:00 (20 Aug 10:35:24 UTC)||M 4.4 / 39.1 km||- 136km E of Bitung, Indonesia||USGS|
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