Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Friday, 5 April 2019 at 18:40 (GMT)

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Friday, 5 April 2019 at 18:40 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 17 km depth

5 Apr 19:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 25 minutes.
Apr 6 08:05: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 17.0 km.
Date & time: 5 Apr 2019 06:40:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.18°N / 127.24°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara) (pop: 10,000)
155 km (97 mi) N of Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700)
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200)
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
276 km (172 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara) (pop: 33,300)
277 km (172 mi) ENE of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900)
573 km (356 mi) SSE of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500)
2450 km (1522 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.717 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 3.924 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC

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