Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 130 km west of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on 2019-07-08 14:20:14

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.8 quake Maluku Sea, 139 km west of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, 7 July 2019 15:08 GMT, which had occurred 15 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 130 km west of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on 2019-07-08 14:20:14

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 20 km depth

Date & time: 8 Jul 2019 06:20:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-07-08 14:20:14
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.45°N / 126.27°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamalama (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (259 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (320 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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5.420 km印尼马鲁古海 (Indonesia)CEIC

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