Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 126 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 25 September 2020 at 19:28 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 126 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Friday, 25 September 2020 at 19:28 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 96 km depth

25 Sep 19:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
25 Sep 19:40: Now using data updates from BMKG
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28 Sep 20:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 101.0 to 96.0 km (from 63 to 60 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.9 km (4.9 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 25 Sep 2020 19:28:47 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 96.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.92°N / 127.26°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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 4.596 km86 Km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.6108 km80 Km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.6108 km80 Km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.7108 km72 Km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaGFZ

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