Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 176 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 19 November 2020 at 00:36 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 176 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 19 November 2020 at 00:36 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 32 km depth

19 Nov 06:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
19 Nov 06:35: Now using data updates from BMKG
19 Nov 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 32.0 km (from 6.2 to 19.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 51 km (32 mi) towards NE.
22 Nov 08:20: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 19 Nov 2020 00:36:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.09°S / 124.7°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (97 mi) S of Tomohon (North Sulawesi) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) S of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara, North Sulawesi) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ENE of Luwuk (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.532 kmSouthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.532 kmSouthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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