Mag. 4.0 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 at 07:55 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Jan 08:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.25°N / 126.72°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (96 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
178 km (111 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
192 km (119 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
192 km (120 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2400 km (1491 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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