Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 220 km southeast of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 09:54 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Jul 10:03 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jul 2019 09:54:49 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.89°S / 128.43°E (Maluku Utara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
205 km (128 mi) SSE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NNW of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) N of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) W of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (277 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (287 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara, North Sulawesi) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) ESE of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 5.0||10 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||EMSC|
|M 5.0||10 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
|M 5.0||10 km||101km ENE of Laiwui, Indonesia||USGS|
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