Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 129 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 21:37 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Maluku Sea, 131 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, 14 November 2019 16:17 GMT, which had occurred 5 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 129 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 21:37 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 54 km depth

14 Nov 21:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Nov 14 21:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: 14 Nov 2019 21:37:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.39°N / 126.35°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
129 km (80 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 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
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.254 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
5.310 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
5.243 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
5.310 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
5.428 km127km WNW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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