Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 14:02 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 Jan 14:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.61°N / 127.2°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (83 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
203 km (126 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
212 km (132 mi) N of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
258 km (160 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
290 km (180 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
293 km (182 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
596 km (370 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2465 km (1531 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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