Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 189 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 22 Oct 2020 3:49 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 189 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 22 Oct 2020 3:49 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 17 km depth

21 Oct 19:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
22 Oct 10:55: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 18.0 km (from 6.2 to 11.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.7 km (3.5 mi) towards NNW.
24 Oct 21:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.0 to 17.0 km (from 11.2 to 10.6 mi).
Date & time: 21 Oct 2020 19:49:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 22 Oct 2020 3:49 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.17°S / 124.47°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
169 km (105 mi) SSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) NNE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.5°C (82 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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 4.417 kmSouthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.410 kmMolucca Sea, IndonesiaEMSC

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