Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 299 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on 11 May 3:50 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 299 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on 11 May 3:50 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 116 km depth

11 May 07:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
11 May 08:00: Epicenter location corrected by 19 km (12 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 11 May 2021 07:50:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 11 May 3:50 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 116.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.94°N / 125.95°E (Philippines Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
225 km (140 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SSE of Alabel (Philippines) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) SSE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) SSE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) S of Malita (Philippines) (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) NNE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) NNE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) NNE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NNE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from SSE
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

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4.7116 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaBMKG
4.9152 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGFZ
4.6142 km166 Km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines, IndonesiaUSGS

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