Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 14 km south of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 23:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 52 km depth
28 Oct 10:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 hours.
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.86°N / 126.14°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) ESE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) W of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ESE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2282 km (1418 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NW of Pulau Sebawoho Island --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) SSE of Pulau Tahulandang 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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|M 4.6||52 km||Northern Molucca Sea||GFZ|
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