Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:03 WIB

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:03 WIB

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 18 km depth

Date & time: 15 Dec 2012 10:03:49 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:03 WIB
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.56°N / 127.1°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
199 km (124 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
209 km (130 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
277 km (172 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
280 km (174 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
595 km (370 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2452 km (1524 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.218 kmNorthern Molucca SeaBMKG

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