Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 263 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on 24 Jul 9:07 pm (GMT +8) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Molucca Sea, 260 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, 10 Jul 8:43 am (GMT +8), which had occurred 2 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 263 km northeast of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on 24 Jul 9:07 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 58 km depth

24 Jul 13:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
24 Jul 13:22: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5. Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NW.
24 Jul 13:25: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: Jul 24, 2021 13:07:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Jul 9:07 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.98°N / 126.68°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.98°S / 53.32°W
Nearest volcano: Banua Wuhu (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
203 km (126 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) NE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SSE of General Santos City (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) SSE of Koronadal City (Philippines) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) NE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.458 kmIndonesia: Northern Molucca SeaBMKG
5.366 km199 Km NW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
5.368 kmIndonesia: MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
5.410 kmIndonesia: Near DavaoRENASS
5.364 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGFZ
4.89 kmIndonesia: 266 Km S 29° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental)PHIVOLCS
5.364 kmIndonesia: Northern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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