Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 67 km southwest of Pulau Gureda Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 23 April 2018 at 04:05 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 67 km southwest of Pulau Gureda Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 23 April 2018 at 04:05 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 74 km depth

Date & time: 23 Apr 2018 04:05:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.61°N / 125.68°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) W of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.074 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ

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(Indonesia, 112 km NW of epicenter) : I felt it weakly but pretty long. (reported through EMSC)
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