Mag. 3.8 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 18:11 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 Jan 18:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.33°N / 126.71°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
240 km (149 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2402 km (1493 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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