Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 at 21:42 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 26 km depth
28 Mar 06:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 hours.
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.69°N / 127.39°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
100 km (62 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
108 km (67 mi) N of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
246 km (153 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
279 km (173 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
283 km (176 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
291 km (181 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2445 km (1519 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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