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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 8 December 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: Northern Molucca Sea on Sat, 15 Nov 02h31, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 8 December 2014
Dec 8 12:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 112.0 to 113.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 8 December 2014 01:28 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.77°N / 126.98°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (83 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 8 Dec 2014
Mon, 8 Dec 01:28 UTCM 5.2 / 100 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC
Mon, 8 Dec 01:28 UTCM 5.2 / 112.9 km119km NNW of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
Mon, 8 Dec 01:28 UTCM 5.3 / 124 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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