Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 30 km south of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 15:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 7 km depth
Depth: 7.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.4652°N / 127.9471°E (North Maluku, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara, North Sulawesi) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) E of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) E of Tomohon (North Sulawesi) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) NW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2494 km (1550 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||7.4 km||- 29km SSW of Tobelo, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 30 km south of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, 21 March 2018 15:33 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 21 Mar 2018 16:22 UTC| M 4.6 |9.1 km (5.7 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details