Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 70 km northwest of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 00:54 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 82 km depth
16 Aug 01:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2020 00:54:47 UTC -
Depth: 82.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.31°N / 127.03°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (279 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (329 mi) WNW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||82 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
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