Mag. 4.7 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Sunday, 6 January 2019 at 18:35 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jan 18:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.34°N / 126.85°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) WNW of Barataku
146 km (91 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
182 km (113 mi) NNW of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
244 km (152 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
459 km (285 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2417 km (1502 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||10 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.7||60 km||- 153km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia||USGS|
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