Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 276 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 08:10 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 276 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 08:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 78 km depth

29 Aug 08:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.

Aug 29 09:10: Source data changed from GFZ to BMKG
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 71.0 to 74.0 km.
Aug 30 01:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 74.0 to 78.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Aug 2020 08:10:30 UTC -
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.27°N / 127.2°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SSE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (282 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 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.
M 5.078 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 4.9109 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 4.9109 km95 Km NW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.0112 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 4.9106 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ

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