Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 38 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 16:32 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 38 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 16:32 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Feb 16:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
Feb 7 09:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4.
Date & time: 6 Feb 2020 16:32:51 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.5°N / 128.26°E (Halmahera Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) SE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2528 km (1571 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Pulau Miti Island --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Gura Tabailenge 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 4.410 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.510 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.521 km33km SSE of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 38 km southeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 16:32 (GMT)

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