Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 3 December 2019 at 10:55 (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 3 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 3 December 2019 at 10:55 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Dec 11:03 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Dec 3 11:09: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Date & time: 3 Dec 2019 10:55:27 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.59°N / 126.33°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (79 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (301 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> 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
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.010 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
5.260 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
5.440 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
5.168 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
5.248 km111km E of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS

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1679.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Madidir, kota Bitung (131.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I thought it may be (reported through our app)  
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