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Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 203 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 09:00 GMT

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 203 km east of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 09:00 GMT

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Sep 09:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
30 Sep 09:10: Now using data updates from BMKG
1 Oct 00:50: Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards WSW.
4 Oct 23:35: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: Sep 30, 2020 09:00:49 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.7°N / 126.66°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.7°S / 53.34°W
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
129 km (80 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Very Heavy Rain 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.110 kmNorthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
4.110 kmMolucca Sea, IndonesiaEMSC

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