Mag. 4.7 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Fri, 19 Oct 2012 04:36

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - MOLUCCA SEA on Fri, 19 Oct 2012 04:36

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 50 km depth

18 Oct 20:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Oct 2012 07:36:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 04:36
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.48°N / 126.95°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) NW of Baja
144 km (90 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
194 km (121 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
205 km (128 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
259 km (161 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
450 km (279 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2433 km (1512 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.748 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.574 kmNorthern Molucca SeaBMKG

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