Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 181 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 September 2014 at 05:00 (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 2 days earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 181 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 September 2014 at 05:00 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 60 km depth

12 Sep 05:07 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: 12 Sep 2014 05:00:28 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.17°S / 125.22°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
168 km (104 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2148 km (1334 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SE of Libuton Laga Island --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NE of Pulau Bokan Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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 4.760 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.766 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 4.766 km134km SE of Modayag, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 181 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday, 12 September 2014 at 05:00 (GMT)
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