Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 24 km northwest of Pulau Laba Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 10 January 2020 at 00:13 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 24 km northwest of Pulau Laba Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 10 January 2020 at 00:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 98 km depth

10 Jan 00:21 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.7 to 97.9 km.
Date & time: 10 Jan 2020 00:13:13 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 97.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.334°N / 127.543°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) N of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) SSE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) SSE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
547 km (340 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) W of Tobi Island (pop: 44) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 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.
5.198 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
5.468 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
5.280 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
5.264 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
5.279 km83km NW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

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