Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 2365 km northeast of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 at 09:47 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 2365 km northeast of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 at 09:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 58 km depth

24 Aug 09:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Aug 24 09:59: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Aug 24 10:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.0 to 58.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2016 09:47:02 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.97°N / 126.5°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2365 km (1470 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WNW of Nusa Sidanga Island --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) W of Gura Tabailenge Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.758 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.650 km- 142km ENE of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 2365 km northeast of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 at 09:47 (GMT)
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