Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 132 km northwest of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at 06:32 (GMT) -
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Nov 06:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Nov 2019 06:32:11 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.72°N / 126.65°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.0||10 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||GFZ|
|M 4.9||53 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|M 5.0||54 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 5.0||45 km||131km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
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