Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 8 December 2014 at 01:28 (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.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 8 December 2014 at 01:28 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 113 km depth

8 Dec 01:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Dec 8 12:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 112.0 to 113.0 km.
Date & time: 8 Dec 2014 01:28:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.77°N / 126.98°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) WNW of Toguis
115 km (71 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
236 km (146 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
239 km (149 mi) E of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
667 km (414 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2406 km (1495 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
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 the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.2113 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.2113 km119km NNW of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.3124 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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