Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 6.3 km north of Pulau Gureda Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 11:37 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 45 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 44.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.0417°N / 126.1315°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ESE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) W of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||45 km||- 114km ESE of Bitung, Indonesia||USGS|
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