Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 28 km southeast of Pulau Karakelang Island, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 04:50 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 28 km southeast of Pulau Karakelang Island, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 04:50 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Jul 05:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 14 minutes.
Jul 29 15:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.4.
Jul 30 05:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Date & time: 29 Jul 2019 04:50:43 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.1°N / 126.97°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
274 km (170 mi) SE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SE of Sapu Padidu (pop: 9,790) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) SE of Malapatan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SSE of Malita (Philippines) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) SE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2512 km (1561 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of Pulau Karakelang Island --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SSE of Pulau Mianggas Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.210 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.610 kmKepulauan Talaud, IndonesiaEMSC

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Lovina (1890.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was already awake, but it felt like someone jumped on the bed, twice. It was very odd.
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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 28 km southeast of Pulau Karakelang Island, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 04:50 (GMT)
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