Mag. 3.8 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 00:25 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 22 km depth
17 Jan 00:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.09°N / 126.66°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (97 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
165 km (103 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
181 km (112 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2387 km (1483 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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