Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Mon, 27 Aug 2012 01:14 WIB

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.6 quake 140km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia, Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:05, which had occurred 3 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Mon, 27 Aug 2012 01:14 WIB

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 26 Aug 2012 06:14:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 01:14 WIB
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.27°N / 126.88°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Aruk
139 km (87 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
174 km (108 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
186 km (116 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
468 km (291 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2417 km (1502 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.425 kmNorthern Molucca SeaBMKG
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