Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 70 km south of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 January 2020 at 17:25 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 70 km south of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 January 2020 at 17:25 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 102 km depth

5 Jan 17:35 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 92.0 to 102.0 km.
Date & time: 5 Jan 2020 17:25:26 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.09°S / 122.99°E (Teluk Tomini, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) S of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) SW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) ENE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) ENE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1917 km (1191 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Pulau Mantalu Daka Island --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Lito Duyonumo Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4102 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.492 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC

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Luwuk (Indonesia, 108 km S of epicenter) : kaca jendela bergetar kira2 2 detik (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 70 km south of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 January 2020 at 17:25 (GMT)
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