Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 60 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 31 March 2018 at 19:49 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 60 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 31 March 2018 at 19:49 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 100 km depth

Date & time: 31 Mar 2018 19:49:51 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.501°N / 128.5°E (North Maluku, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ENE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) WSW of Tobi Village (Hatobohei, Hatohobei, Palau) (pop: 44) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara, North Sulawesi) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) NW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2553 km (1587 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.01 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 60 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 31 March 2018 at 19:49 (GMT)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 60 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 31 March 2018 at 19:49 (GMT)
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