Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 299 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 4:00 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 299 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 4:00 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

19 Feb 20:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 30 minutes.
20 Feb 07:45: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.0 to 20.0 km (from 39 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 24 km (15 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 19 Feb 2021 20:00:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 4:00 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.42°N / 126.71°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
237 km (147 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) NE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) SSE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) SSE of Koronadal City (Philippines) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.020 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaBMKG
4.062 kmKEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIAEMSC

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