Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 203 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 10:06 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 48 km depth
13 Aug 16:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 hours.
Date & time: 13 Aug 2020 10:06:06 UTC -
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.27°S / 125.37°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (306 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
522 km (324 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||48 km||Southern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||GFZ|
|M 4.4||39 km||183 km SSE of Tondano, Indonesia||USGS|
|M 5.0||10 km||Southern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|M 4.4||40 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
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