Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 74 km northeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 at 15:30 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 74 km northeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 at 15:30 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Apr 15:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Apr 22 15:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Date & time: 22 Apr 2020 15:30:11 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.12°N / 128.55°E (North Maluku, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara, North Sulawesi) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (279 mi) NW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) SE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 mi) SE of Butulan (Davao, Philippines) (pop: 2,440) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) SE of Pangyan (Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
2583 km (1605 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Pulau Rukirukiti Island --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Gura Tabailenge Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.610 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 74 km northeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 at 15:30 (GMT)
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