Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 189 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 09:33 (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 7 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 189 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 09:33 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 58 km depth

10 Sep 09:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Sep 10 13:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 58.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2014 09:33:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.24°S / 125.17°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) S of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2140 km (1330 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SE of Libuton Laga Island --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NE of Pulau Bokan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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

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 5.458 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.432 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
M 5.630 km141km SE of Lolayan, IndonesiaUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 189 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 09:33 (GMT)
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