Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 246 km northwest of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 22 Nov 5.25 am (GMT +8) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 246 km northwest of Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 22 Nov 5.25 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 398 km depth

21 Nov 21:35 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
22 Nov 07:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 404.0 to 398.0 km (from 251 to 247 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16 km (9.7 mi) towards S.
26 Nov 02:06: Now using data updates from BMKG
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Date & time: 21 Nov 2020 09:25:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 22 Nov 5.25 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 398.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.5°N / 123.94°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km (113 mi) W of Soa
246 km (153 mi) NNW of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
252 km (156 mi) NNW of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000)
261 km (162 mi) NNW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
267 km (166 mi) NNW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
344 km (214 mi) NNE of Gorontalo (Meizhou Shi) (pop: 144,200)
416 km (258 mi) S of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2185 km (1357 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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 4.2398 kmCelebes Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.2406 kmCELEBES SEA, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.3402 km289 Km S 20° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), IndonesiaPHIVOLCS
M 4.2413 km239 Km NNW of Manado, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.3403 kmCelebes Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.2398 kmCelebes Sea, IndonesiaBMKG

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