Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 177 km south of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 6 Jan 2020 2:49 am (GMT +0) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jan 02:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2020 02:49:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 6 Jan 2020 2:49 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.8°S / 127.4°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Amasing (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
172 km (107 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
505 km (314 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||10 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||EMSC|
|M 4.0||10 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
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