Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 286 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 08:33 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 286 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 08:33 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 80 km depth

20 May 08:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
May 20 08:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 106.0 km.
May 20 09:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 106.0 to 80.0 km.
Date & time: 20 May 2020 08:33:38 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.48°N / 127.22°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) N of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
584 km (363 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.180 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 3.8135 km365 km S 19° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental) (Indonesia)PHIVOLCS
M 4.2106 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC

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