Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 189 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Friday, 2 February 2018 at 00:20 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 67 km depth
Date & time: 2 Feb 2018 00:20:43 UTC
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.17°S / 125.25°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
168 km (105 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
521 km (324 mi) NE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||67 km||Southern Molucca Sea||GFZ|
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