Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Saturday, 23 March 2019 at 13:09 (GMT)

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Saturday, 23 March 2019 at 13:09 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Mar 13:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Mar 24 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.3.
Date & time: 23 Mar 2019 01:09:34 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.33°N / 126.89°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
141 km (88 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
192 km (119 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
246 km (153 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
248 km (154 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
258 km (160 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2421 km (1504 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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 4.310 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.510 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.710 km141km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

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