Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 65 km west of Tobelo, Indonesia, on Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 at 11:38 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 122 km depth
2 Sep 02:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
|Date & time||Sep 2, 2021 02:38:17 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 at 11:38 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||1.91°N / 127.45°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)|
|Antipode||1.91°S / 52.55°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)|
|Nearest volcano||Tobaru (40 km / 25 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||65 km (41 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
125 km (77 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (81 mi) N of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.1||122 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||BMKG|
|3.1||122 km||HALMAHERA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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