Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 27 November 2014 at 05:26 (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.
Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 27 November 2014 at 05:26 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 49 km depth

27 Nov 06:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 43 minutes.
Nov 27 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.7.
Date & time: 27 Nov 2014 05:26:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2°N / 126.6°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km (99 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
160 km (100 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
168 km (104 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
176 km (110 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
189 km (118 mi) NE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000)
203 km (126 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
484 km (301 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2377 km (1477 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
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 4.749 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.735 km144km ENE of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mandalay,Myanmar (3977.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 27 November 2014 at 05:26 (GMT)
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