Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 195 km southeast of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on 22 Oct 7:56 pm (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 195 km southeast of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on 22 Oct 7:56 pm (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Oct 11:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Oct 2020 10:56:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 22 Oct 7:56 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.27°N / 126.11°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Makian (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (309 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.210 kmNorthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
4.210 kmMolucca Sea, IndonesiaEMSC

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