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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia on Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Halmahera, Indonesia on Tuesday, 2 April 2019
Date & time: Tue, 2 Apr 12:28:32 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.76°N / 127.38°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (35 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^11 J (197 MWh / 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 2 Apr 2019
Tue, 2 Apr 12:28 UTCM 5.1 / 119 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
Tue, 2 Apr 12:28 UTCM 5.2 / 116 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
Tue, 2 Apr 12:28 UTCM 5.1 / 125 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
Tue, 2 Apr 12:28 UTCM 5.1 / 121.3 km67km W of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
San Jose, california / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 2 Apr 16:57 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Tue, 2 Apr 17:26 UTCM 2.7 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 3 Apr 2019
Wed, 3 Apr 20:34 UTCM 4.4 / 207 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Thu, 4 Apr 2019
Thu, 4 Apr 18:42 UTCM 3.0 / 16 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 5 Apr 2019
Fri, 5 Apr 07:28 UTCM 3.4 / 20 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 5 Apr 12:33 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 5 Apr 13:37 UTCM 3.8 / 140 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Fri, 5 Apr 18:40 UTCM 3.7 / 17 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Sun, 7 Apr 2019
Sun, 7 Apr 13:41 UTCM 4.5 / 200 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sun, 7 Apr 20:13 UTCM 4.2 / 71 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sun, 7 Apr 21:29 UTCM 3.3 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Sun, 7 Apr 22:00 UTCM 4.2 / 133 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Mon, 8 Apr 2019
Mon, 8 Apr 10:39 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 Apr 16:16 UTCM 5.1 / 127 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Mon, 8 Apr 16:23 UTCM 4.3 / 17 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 Apr 21:55 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Thu, 11 Apr 2019
Thu, 11 Apr 00:29 UTCM 3.9 / 79 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]EMSC
Sat, 13 Apr 2019
Sat, 13 Apr 01:49 UTCM 4.0 / 19 km - [info]Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Mon, 15 Apr 20:20 UTCM 3.1 / 16 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Mon, 15 Apr 21:51 UTCM 2.9 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Tue, 16 Apr 2019
Tue, 16 Apr 07:25 UTCM 3.8 / 56 km - [info]Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Tue, 16 Apr 08:58 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Tue, 16 Apr 13:30 UTCM 2.8 / 32 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Tue, 16 Apr 16:41 UTCM 3.1 / 53 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Wed, 17 Apr 15:49 UTCM 3.3 / 20 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 17 Apr 19:05 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
Thu, 18 Apr 06:22 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Thu, 18 Apr 06:51 UTCM 3.9 / 10 km - [info]Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Thu, 18 Apr 14:26 UTCM 3.5 / 5 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Thu, 18 Apr 14:26 UTCM 3.5 / 14 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Fri, 19 Apr 16:57 UTCM 3.6 / 136 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
Sat, 20 Apr 03:28 UTCM 3.7 / 46 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sat, 20 Apr 13:48 UTCM 4.1 / 18 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sat, 20 Apr 21:40 UTCM 4.2 / 74 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sun, 21 Apr 2019
Sun, 21 Apr 05:23 UTCM 3.7 / 30 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Sun, 21 Apr 16:50 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Tue, 23 Apr 15:07 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Wed, 24 Apr 02:17 UTCM 5.3 / 94 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Wed, 24 Apr 03:28 UTCM 5.2 / 111 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Wed, 24 Apr 06:14 UTCM 4.4 / 15 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Wed, 24 Apr 18:21 UTCM 3.2 / 15 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Thu, 25 Apr 2019
Thu, 25 Apr 08:39 UTCM 4.0 / 28 km - [info]Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]EMSC
Thu, 25 Apr 14:35 UTCM 3.1 / 13 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Sat, 27 Apr 2019
Sat, 27 Apr 01:42 UTCM 3.2 / 19 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Sun, 28 Apr 2019
Sun, 28 Apr 03:06 UTCM 3.9 / 88 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Sun, 28 Apr 20:02 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Sun, 28 Apr 21:19 UTCM 3.3 / 10 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Mon, 29 Apr 10:44 UTCM 4.5 / 205 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Apr 12:18 UTCM 3.6 / 44 km - [info]Halmahera, Indonesia[Map]BMKG
Mon, 29 Apr 12:40 UTCM 3.9 / 22 km - [info]Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)[Map]BMKG

 

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