Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 184 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 07:30 (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 5 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 184 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 07:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 56 km depth

10 Sep 07:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.0 to 56.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2014 07:30:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.2°S / 125.21°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2145 km (1333 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SE of Libuton Laga Island --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NE of Pulau Bokan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.056 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.055 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 5.061 km144km SE of Modayag, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.063 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 184 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 07:30 (GMT)
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