Mag. 3.8 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 13:59 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
30 Jan 14:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.21°N / 126.39°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
136 km (85 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
160 km (100 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000)
165 km (102 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
174 km (108 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
177 km (110 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2322 km (1443 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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