Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 181 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 at 17:11 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 181 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 at 17:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Aug 17:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Aug 25 17:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Aug 26 07:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8.
Date & time: 25 Aug 2020 17:11:26 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.61°N / 126.47°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.810 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
4.840 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
4.845 km126 Km NW of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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