Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 5 May 2019 at 23:59 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 5 May 2019 at 23:59 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 May 00:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
May 6 04:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8.
Date & time: 5 May 2019 11:59:56 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.48°N / 126.29°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
144 km (89 mi) WNW of Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700)
154 km (96 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara) (pop: 33,300)
160 km (100 mi) E of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900)
164 km (102 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, Maluku Utara) (pop: 36,200)
166 km (103 mi) E of Tomohon (Sulawesi Utara) (pop: 27,600)
669 km (416 mi) SSE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2323 km (1443 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.810 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.751 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.751 km128km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.664 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ

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