Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 33 km southwest of Nusa Sidanga Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 11 November 2018 at 07:13 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 33 km southwest of Nusa Sidanga Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 11 November 2018 at 07:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 127 km depth

11 Nov 07:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Nov 11 07:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 125.0 to 127.0 km.
Date & time: 11 Nov 2018 07:13:38 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 127.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.54°N / 127.22°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) SSE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (326 mi) WNW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 5.2127 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.5124 km- 82km NNW of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.6121 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 11 Nov 2018 07:13 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    104.5 km (64.9 mi) depth
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details

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