Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 147 km northwest of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 20:39 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Nov 20:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Nov 2019 20:39:05 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.76°N / 126.49°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km (91 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (251 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|5.2||10 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||GFZ|
|5.4||60 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|5.3||10 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|5.3||4.6 km||135km E of Bitung, Indonesia||USGS|
|5.4||52 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake (1)
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