Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 19 November 2016
19 Nov 02:56 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.439°N / 126.337°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (79 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
137 km (85 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
152 km (94 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (pop: 8,000)
157 km (97 mi) NW of Sofifi (pop: 36,200)
166 km (103 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2326 km (1445 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 19 Nov 01:53 UTC||M 5.3 / 92 km||Northern Molucca Sea||GeoAu|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake: Northern Molucca Sea, 19 Nov 2016 01:53
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 Jan 2017 11:41 UTC| M 5.4 |50 km (31.1 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| GFZ | Details