Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 184 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 23:35 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
11 Dec 23:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2018 23:35:00 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.35°N / 126.82°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
149 km (93 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) SSE of Sapu Padidu (pop: 9,790) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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