Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 14:11 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.6 quake - 151km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia, 2019-01-07 01:27:20 +08:00, which had occurred 21 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 14:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Jan 14:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jan 7 14:20: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Date & time: 7 Jan 2019 02:11:48 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.46°N / 127.01°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km (86 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
231 km (144 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
264 km (164 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
266 km (165 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
276 km (172 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2438 km (1515 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.210 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.410 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 5.474 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
M 5.244 km- 160km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.230 km印尼马鲁古海CEIC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
manado / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
952.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 14:11 (GMT)
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