Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 147 km south of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 06:06 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 147 km south of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 06:06 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Sep 06:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
22 Sep 06:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7. Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.5 mi) towards ENE.
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25 Sep 07:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 06:06:23 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.47°S / 127.77°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) N of Tabapoma
26 km (16 mi) NE of Sajoang
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Songa
33 km (20 mi) NNW of Wayatim
136 km (85 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
147 km (91 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
391 km (243 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2409 km (1497 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 1 km/h (1 kts) from SE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.810 km147 Km SSE of Ternate, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.710 km147 Km SSE of Ternate, IndonesiaEMSC

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