Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sulawesi Baroh, 82 km west of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 3 December 2019 at 11:24 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sulawesi Baroh, 82 km west of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 3 December 2019 at 11:24 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 105 km depth

3 Dec 11:32 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 8 minutes.
Dec 4 00:15: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.8 to 104.5 km.
Date & time: 3 Dec 2019 11:24:23 UTC -
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 104.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.567°N / 122.323°E (Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NNW of Luwuk (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) NE of Poso (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) WSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) ENE of Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) WSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (287 mi) NNE of Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
477 km (296 mi) NE of Rantepao (South Sulawesi) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
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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M 5.0105 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 4.7103 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.175 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.094 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.094 km11km NW of Tilamuta, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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78.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
83 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking within few seconds. Some of people alarmed while the quake (reported through our app)
35.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very shaking when in the room (reported through our app)
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More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 26 Jan 2020 02:24 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Dec 2019 09:28 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    83 km (51.6 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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