Mag. 3.8 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Tuesday, 15 January 2019 at 02:39 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Jan 02:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.65°N / 127°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (69 mi) NW of Baja
152 km (94 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
211 km (131 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
222 km (138 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
241 km (150 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
272 km (169 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
435 km (270 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2446 km (1520 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) [learn more]
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