Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 2 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 29 Oct 2020 9:54 am (GMT +8) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake 197 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, 28 Oct 2020 5:09 pm (GMT +8), which had occurred 17 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 2 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 29 Oct 2020 9:54 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Oct 02:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
29 Oct 02:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 53.0 km (from 6.2 to 33 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.7 km (5.4 mi) towards SE.
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1 Nov 10:00: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 01:54:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 29 Oct 2020 9:54 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.28°S / 124.5°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
181 km (112 mi) S of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSW of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (279 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 km- 176 km S of Tomohon, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.764 km176 Km S of Tomohon, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.459 kmMolucca Sea, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.959 kmSouthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.764 km176 Km S of Tomohon, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.764 km176 Km S of Tomohon, IndonesiaUSGS

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