Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 10:45 pm (GMT +8) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Philippines Sea, 46 km northeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia, 21 Jan 2021 8:23 pm (GMT +8), which had occurred 12 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 10:45 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Feb 14:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
2 Feb 14:55: Epicenter location corrected by 25 km (16 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: 2 Feb 2021 14:45:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 10:45 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.07°N / 126.6°E (Philippines Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
249 km (155 mi) SE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) SSE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SSE of Malita (Philippines) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SSE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (182 mi) SE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) NNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) SSE of Digos (Philippines) (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NNE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NE
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
4.710 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaBMKG
4.740 kmKEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIAEMSC
3.527 km184 Km S 43° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), IndonesiaPHIVOLCS
4.740 km176 Km SE of Sarangani, Philippines, IndonesiaUSGS

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