Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 82 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 15 May 2020 at 02:38 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 82 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 15 May 2020 at 02:38 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 136 km depth

15 May 02:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 120.0 to 136.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.0 to 135.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 135.0 to 134.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 134.0 to 136.0 km.
Date & time: 15 May 2020 02:38:26 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.5°N / 127.18°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.8136 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.8120 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.8134 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.8136 km78km NNW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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