Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 340 km north of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 6:55 am (GMT +8) -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - Philippine Sea, 340 km north of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 6:55 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 34 km depth

23 Nov 23:10 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 15 minutes.
24 Nov 09:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 to 34.0 km (from 2.5 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 71 km (44 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 23 Nov 2020 22:55:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 6:55 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.66°N / 127.14°E (Philippines Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
250 km (155 mi) ESE of Sapu Padidu (pop: 9,790) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ESE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SE of Malapatan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) SE of Malita (Philippines) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) SE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) SE of Digos (Philippines) (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2558 km (1589 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) S of Pulau Magupung Island --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Pulau Mianggas Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.6°C (84 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.834 km208 Km S 66° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), IndonesiaPHIVOLCS

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