Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 231 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 28 February 2020 at 10:54 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
28 Feb 11:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2020 10:54:04 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.09°N / 126.84°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (85 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
564 km (350 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||10 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|M 4.6||65 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 4.6||59 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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