Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 24 March 2019 at 22:30 (GMT)

Mag. 3.9 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 24 March 2019 at 22:30 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 17 km depth

24 Mar 22:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Mar 25 06:35: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 17.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2019 10:30:12 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.16°N / 126.84°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) W of Balisoan
73 km (45 mi) NW of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
215 km (134 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
224 km (139 mi) E of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
227 km (141 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2367 km (1471 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.917 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 3.816 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC

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