Mag. 4.5 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Saturday, 6 December 2014 at 11:03 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Northern Molucca Sea 15 November 02:31 UTC, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - MOLUCCA SEA on Saturday, 6 December 2014 at 11:03 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 51 km depth

6 Dec 12:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Dec 6 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 51.0 km.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2014 11:03:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.94°N / 126.56°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Toguis
157 km (98 mi) NW of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
174 km (108 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
197 km (122 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
489 km (304 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2370 km (1473 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.648 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.635 km159km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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