Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 181 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 05:59 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Molucca Sea, 182 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 10 September 2014 02:46 GMT, which had occurred 3 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 181 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 05:59 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 58 km depth

10 Sep 06:05 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Sep 10 06:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 58.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2014 05:59:51 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.17°S / 125.29°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
169 km (105 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2155 km (1339 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SE of Libuton Laga Island --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NE of Pulau Bokan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.958 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.030 km146km SE of Modayag, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.247 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 181 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 05:59 (GMT)
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