Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 121km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, on Sun, 23 Dec 2012 07:32
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 38 km depth
22 Dec 23:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 43 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 23 Dec 2012 07:32
Depth: 37.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.5761°N / 126.612°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
141 km (87 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
156 km (97 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
159 km (99 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
191 km (119 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
196 km (122 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
671 km (417 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2360 km (1466 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.3||38 km||121km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
|M 4.3||11 km||Northern Molucca Sea||BMKG|
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