Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 157 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on 25 August 2020 - 04:43 AM (PST) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 85 km depth
24 Aug 20:55 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2020 20:43:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 August 2020 - 04:43 AM (PST)
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.16°N / 127.05°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (297 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
578 km (359 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||85 km||402 Km S 26° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental) (Indonesia)||PHIVOLCS|
|M 4.1||85 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
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