Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Teluk Tomini, 2.1 km northeast of Pulau Montuli Island, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 February 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Teluk Tomini, 2.1 km northeast of Pulau Montuli Island, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 February 2019 at 13:29 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 111 km depth

24 Feb 13:35 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Feb 24 13:37: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 113.0 to 111.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2019 13:29:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 111.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.43°N / 122.23°E (Teluk Tomini, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NNW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) NE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (187 mi) ENE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) WSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) WSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) NNE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NE of Rantepao (pop: 40,400) --> 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

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M 5.0111 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.2104 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 5.371 kmGorontalo (3 MMI) (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.194 km17km W of Tilamuta, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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Maqna Hotel, gorontalo / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was in bed on the 5th floor and heard creaking noises and felt the bed being shaken, objects in the room were wobbling.
42.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In the Village Popayato
92.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The earthquake is moderate and the shake just a moment (reported through our app)
Palu (304.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
459.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 24 Mar 2019 19:55 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Mar 2019 13:51 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    141 km (87.6 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Mar 2019 11:36 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    142 km (88.2 mi) depth
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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