Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 153 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 May 2020 7:32 pm (GMT +0) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
6 May 19:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 6 May 2020 19:32:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 6 May 2020 7:32 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.13°N / 127.08°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
481 km (299 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
573 km (356 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||1 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|M 4.1||1 km||407 km S 26° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental) (Indonesia)||PHIVOLCS|
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