Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 185 km southeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Saturday, 6 Mar 2021 4:46 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 185 km southeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Saturday, 6 Mar 2021 4:46 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 30 km depth

5 Mar 20:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
5 Mar 20:05: Now using data updates from BMKG
6 Mar 11:55: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 30.0 km (from 13 to 18.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2021 19:46:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 6 Mar 2021 4:46 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.05°S / 125.49°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
164 km (102 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
528 km (328 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from N
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.930 kmSouthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
3.921 kmMOLUCCA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC

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