Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 76 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 at 16:03 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 76 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 at 16:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 21 km depth

22 Jan 16:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 60.0 km.
Jan 23 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 21.0 km.
Date & time: 22 Jan 2020 16:03:29 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.84°N / 125.08°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sempu (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) W of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
542 km (337 mi) ENE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.521 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG

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