Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 196 km northeast of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 14 March 2020 at 22:24 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 25 km depth
14 Mar 22:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.78°N / 128.84°E (Halmahera Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (57 mi) E of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2599 km (1615 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Gura Tabailenge Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.3||25 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||EMSC|
|M 3.9||17 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
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