Mag. 4.0 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Sunday, 6 January 2019 at 18:44 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jan 18:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.44°N / 126.78°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
208 km (129 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
240 km (149 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
243 km (151 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
253 km (157 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2414 km (1500 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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