Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Thursday, 28 March 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
28 Mar 18:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.52°N / 127.03°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
105 km (65 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
205 km (127 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
237 km (147 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
243 km (151 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
551 km (342 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2401 km (1492 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||30 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||EMSC|
|M 3.9||20 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
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