Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 11:31 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 11:31 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 82 km depth

23 May 11:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 67.0 to 86.0 km.
May 23 20:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 86.0 to 82.0 km.
Date & time: 23 May 2019 11:31:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 82.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.6°N / 127.28°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara) (pop: 10,000)
91 km (56 mi) N of Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700)
101 km (63 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, Maluku Utara) (pop: 36,200)
233 km (145 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
265 km (165 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara) (pop: 33,300)
271 km (168 mi) E of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900)
698 km (434 mi) SSE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2430 km (1510 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.682 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.567 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC

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