Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 49 km southwest of Pulau Gegoru Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 26 January 2018 at 10:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 26 Jan 2018 10:43:48 UTC
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.08°S / 126.87°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Amasing (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
216 km (134 mi) SSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) SSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||34 km||Southern Molucca Sea||GFZ|
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