Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 140km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, on Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:09

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 140km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia, on Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:09

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 35 km depth

18 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 51 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2013 11:09:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:09
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 34.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.6978°N / 126.493°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
141 km (88 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
147 km (92 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
160 km (99 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
181 km (113 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
184 km (115 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
606 km (376 mi) S of Davao (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500)
2353 km (1462 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.645 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.835 km140km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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