Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Gulf of Tomini, 126 km west of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 8:03 am (GMT +8) -

Updated: Sat, Oct 16, 2021 23:22 GMT -
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Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Gulf of Tomini, 126 km west of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 8:03 am (GMT +8)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 175 km depth

14 Oct 00:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
14 Oct 06:45: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 172.0 to 175.0 km (from 107 to 109 mi).
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Date & time: Oct 14, 2021 00:03:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 8:03 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 175.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.26°N / 121.96°E (Gulf of Tomini, Indonesia)
Antipode: 0.26°S / 58.04°W
Nearest volcano: Una Una (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (79 mi) WSW of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.8175 kmIndonesia: Minahassa Peninsula, SulawesiBMKG

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RERER / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Freak me out a little bit  
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