Mag. 4.6 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Monday, 8 December 2014 at 04:41 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 41 km depth
8 Dec 05:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.53°N / 126.65°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) WNW of Balisoan
116 km (72 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
134 km (83 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
163 km (101 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
195 km (121 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
200 km (124 mi) E of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
535 km (333 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2362 km (1468 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.6||41 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.6||41 km||115km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
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