Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 106 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 19:52 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 104 km depth
17 Apr 20:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.74°N / 127.32°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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