Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 197 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 26 January 2020 at 04:51 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Jan 05:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Jan 2020 04:51:13 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.29°S / 124.88°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
177 km (110 mi) S of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) S of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) NNE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
528 km (328 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||10 km||Southern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|M 4.2||10 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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