Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 115km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, on Sun, 30 Dec 2012 20:33

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 115km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, on Sun, 30 Dec 2012 20:33

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 59 km depth

30 Dec 12:45 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Dec 2012 11:33:41 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 20:33
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 58.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.5739°N / 126.69°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) WNW of Balisoan
116 km (72 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
134 km (83 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
167 km (104 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
200 km (124 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
205 km (127 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
674 km (419 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2368 km (1471 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.258 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.159 km115km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.246 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 115km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, Sun, 30 Dec 2012 20:33

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 115km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, on Sun, 30 Dec 2012 20:33
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