Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 February 2020 at 13:23 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Feb 13:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2020 13:23:10 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.24°S / 125.38°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
495 km (307 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (325 mi) NE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||10 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 4.4||10 km||Southern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
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