Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 44 km northwest of Pulau Salo Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 16:16 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 44 km northwest of Pulau Salo Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 16:16 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 127 km depth

8 Apr 16:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Apr 8 16:29: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 123.0 to 127.0 km.
Apr 8 16:45: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: Apr 8, 2019 16:16:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 127.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.35°N / 127.1°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.35°S / 52.9°W
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.1127 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
5.1132 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
5.4113 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.1133 km66km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
5.3105 kmSiau (2 MMI) (Indonesia)BMKG

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Bitung, Madidir (216.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very Weak shaking of the table (reported through our app)  
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