Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 123 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 8:24 pm (GMT +9) -

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 123 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 8:24 pm (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 66 km depth

24 Mar 11:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
24 Mar 16:15: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.0 to 66.0 km (from 39 to 41 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2021 11:24:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 8:24 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.88°N / 127.22°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (56 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.266 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
2.962 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC

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