Mag. 4.3 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 04:03 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 Jan 04:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.35°N / 126.77°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Aruk
154 km (96 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
186 km (116 mi) NNW of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
200 km (124 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
234 km (146 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
455 km (282 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2409 km (1497 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.3||10 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.5||49 km||- 144km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia||USGS|
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