Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 66 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 11:43 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 66 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 11:43 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Feb 11:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Feb 23 11:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2019 11:43:57 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.19°N / 128.26°E (North Maluku, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) ENE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara, North Sulawesi) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) E of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) E of Tomohon (North Sulawesi) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) NW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2516 km (1564 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.05 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.243 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.010 km71km SSE of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.110 kmMaba (3 MMI) (Indonesia)BMKG

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
lelilef (89.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
66.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Tobelo (66.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 66 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 11:43 (GMT)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 66 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 11:43 (GMT)
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