Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 27 November 2014 at 23:22 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Northern Molucca Sea 15 November 02:31 UTC, which had occurred 13 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 27 November 2014 at 23:22 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 57 km depth

27 Nov 23:28 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Nov 28 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Date & time: 27 Nov 2014 11:22:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.06°N / 126.55°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km (103 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
166 km (103 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
169 km (105 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
185 km (115 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
186 km (116 mi) NE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000)
200 km (124 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
476 km (296 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2374 km (1475 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.657 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.643 km157km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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