Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 202 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 16:11 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 39 km depth
Date & time: 16 Aug 2020 16:11:02 UTC -
Depth: 39.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.2919°S / 125.2536°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||39 km||180 km SSE of Tondano, Indonesia||USGS|
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