Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 19 km west of Nusa Sidanga Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 11 Jan 2021 6:08 pm (GMT +0) -
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 110 km depth
11 Jan 21:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 4 hours.
Date & time: 11 Jan 2021 18:08:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 11 Jan 2021 6:08 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.67°N / 127.31°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (171 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||110 km||- 80 km WSW of Tobelo, Indonesia||BMKG|
|M 4.4||130 km||80 Km WSW of Tobelo, Indonesia||USGS|
|M 4.4||130 km||HALMAHERA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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