Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 78 km northeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 June 2020 at 04:57 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 78 km northeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 June 2020 at 04:57 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jun 05:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
Jun 14 17:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
Date & time: 14 Jun 2020 04:57:48 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.35°N / 128.33°E (North Maluku, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) NNE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) NNE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NNE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) ENE of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) ENE of Tomohon (North Sulawesi) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (301 mi) NW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (339 mi) SE of General Santos (Soccsksargen, Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2569 km (1596 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 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 5.110 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.910 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.810 km79 km NNE of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.810 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kingston (16432.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 78 km northeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, 14 June 2020 04:57 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 28 Jul 2020 19:59 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 22 Jul 2020 16:26 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    142 km (88.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Jul 2020 18:55 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    121 km (75.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Jul 2020 00:09 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    151 km (93.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Jun 2020 17:48 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    178 km (110.6 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Jun 2020 21:23 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    216 km (134.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 78 km northeast of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 June 2020 at 04:57 (GMT)
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