Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 167 km east of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 11:03 pm (GMT +9) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 167 km east of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 11:03 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Nov 14:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
18 Nov 04:50: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 14 Nov 2020 14:03:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 11:03 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.28°N / 128.8°E (Halmahera Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) ESE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ENE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) ENE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (269 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2576 km (1601 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Pulau Plum Island --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) S of Gura Tabailenge Island --> See nearby quakes!
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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M 4.210 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.210 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG

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