Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 182 km south of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 22:03 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 34 km depth
17 Mar 10:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 hours.
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.83°S / 127.61°E↗ (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 0.83°N / 52.39°W↗
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (243 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.3||34 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
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