Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 7.9 km south of Pulau Gureda Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 08:39 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 69 km depth
Date & time: 10 May 2018 08:39:54 UTC
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.917°N / 126.161°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) ESE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ESE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.4||69 km||Northern Molucca Sea||GeoAu|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 21 May 2018 13:33 UTC| M 4.6 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|7 km (5 mi) distance| GFZ | Details
- 10 May 2018 11:37 UTC| M 4.6 |55 km (34.2 mi) depth|7 km (5 mi) distance| GFZ | Details
- 10 May 2018 11:37 UTC| M 4.6 |44.6 km (27.7 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details