Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Morotai Island Regency, 1.3 km southwest of Totodoku, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 1:48 pm (GMT +9) -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - Morotai Island Regency, 1.3 km southwest of Totodoku, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 1:48 pm (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 63 km depth

25 Nov 04:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Nov 2020 04:48:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 1:48 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.04°N / 128.35°E (Morotai Island Regency, North Maluku, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) NE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) NNE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara, North Sulawesi) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) E of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) ENE of Tomohon (North Sulawesi) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) NW of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2559 km (1590 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.9°C (86 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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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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 3.863 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.863 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tobelo (52.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
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Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Morotai Island Regency, 1.3 km southwest of Totodoku, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020 1:48 pm (GMT +9)
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