Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 105 km south of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 at 21:00 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 53 km depth
12 May 21:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 12 May 2020 21:00:10 UTC -
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.14°S / 127.53°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tigalalu (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) N of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||53 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
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