Mag. 3.8 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Sunday, 6 January 2019 at 18:07 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jan 18:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.3°N / 126.79°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
194 km (120 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
234 km (146 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
236 km (147 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
246 km (153 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2409 km (1497 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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