Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 23:56 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 23:56 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 50 km depth

7 Mar 00:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Mar 7 00:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 47.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 48.0 km.
Mar 7 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.0 to 50.0 km.
Date & time: 6 Mar 2019 11:56:53 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.2°N / 126.63°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
162 km (101 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
178 km (110 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
180 km (112 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
193 km (120 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
213 km (133 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
607 km (377 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2388 km (1484 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
M 4.950 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.060 kmMOLUCCA SEA (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.910 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.044 km155km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

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