Mag. 3.7 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 at 21:16 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Jan 21:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.4°N / 126.92°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) NW of Gamkahe
142 km (88 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
186 km (116 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
198 km (123 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
252 km (156 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
456 km (283 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2427 km (1508 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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