Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 76 km southeast of Libuton Kelapa Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at 14:31 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 76 km southeast of Libuton Kelapa Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at 14:31 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 64 km depth

8 Oct 17:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 hours and 39 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Oct 2014 14:31:10 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.17°S / 124.65°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) S of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) S of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) S of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) SSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2088 km (1297 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Libuton Kelapa Island --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNE 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

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M 4.764 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.769 km91km SE of Molibagu, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 76 km southeast of Libuton Kelapa Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at 14:31 (GMT)
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