Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 96 km west of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 10:40 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 96 km west of Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 10:40 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 56 km depth

30 Nov 01:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
30 Nov 01:50: Now using data updates from BMKG
30 Nov 01:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 57.0 to 56.0 km (from 35 to 35 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NW.
30 Nov 02:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.1.
Update Mon, 30 Nov 2020, 01:48
Light magnitude 4.2 quake hits 99 km northwest of Ternate, Indonesia in the morning
4.2 quake 30 Nov 10:40 am (GMT +9)
4.2 quake 30 Nov 10:40 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Tobelo was reported only 7 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 57 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Monday 30 November 2020 at 10.40 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tobelo (pop. 10,000) located 95 km from the epicenter, and Ternate (pop. 101,700) 99 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 30 Nov 2020 01:40:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 30 Nov 2020 10:40 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.66°N / 127.15°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (293 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) WNW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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 4.156 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.257 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC

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