Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 64 km north of Pulau Gureda Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 at 17:13 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 50 km depth
Date & time: 28 Mar 2018 17:13:07 UTC
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.542°N / 126.313°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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