Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 at 22:05 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Northern Molucca Sea 15 November 02:31 UTC, which had occurred 12 days earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 at 22:05 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 49 km depth

26 Nov 22:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Nov 27 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 49.0 km.
Date & time: 26 Nov 2014 10:05:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.05°N / 126.63°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Toguis
157 km (98 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
179 km (111 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
480 km (298 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2382 km (1480 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.849 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.835 km158km NNW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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