Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 2425 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 15:41 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 2425 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 15:41 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Sep 15:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 14 minutes.
16 Sep 16:00: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: Sep 16, 2020 15:41:28 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.71°S / 127.99°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 0.71°N / 52.01°W
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
168 km (104 mi) SSE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) N of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.510 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
3.510 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC

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