Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 74 km south of Libuton Kelapa Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Friday, 1 Jan 2021 12:05 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 74 km south of Libuton Kelapa Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Friday, 1 Jan 2021 12:05 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Jan 04:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
1 Jan 04:20: Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards E.
1 Jan 20:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 1 Jan 2021 04:05:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 1 Jan 2021 12:05 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.22°S / 124.45°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
175 km (109 mi) SSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSW of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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 4.710 km- 170 km SSW of Tomohon, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.655 kmMOLUCCA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.563 km170 Km SSW of Tomohon, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.655 kmSouthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.563 km170 Km SSW of Tomohon, IndonesiaUSGS

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