Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 190 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 1 May 2018 at 21:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 64 km depth
Date & time: 1 May 2018 21:09:23 UTC
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.83°N / 126.52°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||64 km||Northern Molucca Sea||GFZ|
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