Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
Our expert volcanologists and photographers offer unique travel experiences: volcano expeditions
, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
Excellent information for anyone wishing to visit and enjoy active volcanoes safely. Detailed guidelines to 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.87°N / 126.44°E
Nearest volcano: Ruang
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012
joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Wednesday, 10 December 2014 21:18 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 10 Dec 2014|
|Wed, 10 Dec 21:18 UTC||M 4.8 / 27.6 km||123km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia||USGS|
|Wed, 10 Dec 21:18 UTC||M 4.8 / 53 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
"I felt it" reports:
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Popocatépetl Volcano Special
: The activity of Mexico's most active and largest volcano has been picking up gradually during the past months. If you like to join a small group of volcano enthusiasts, join us, stay 5 nights near the volcano and move around for extended day- and night-time observation.
Desert, Salt & Volcanoes
: One of our best volcano expeditions! Stay 3 full days / nights at the active lava lake of Erta Ale, explore the wonders of Dallol and the Danakil desert in northern Ethiopia. 14 days expedition during Nov-March, small groups, guided by geologist.
Photos from Armenia
: Armenia is a very photogenic country with a large variety of landscapes showing some very spectacular geology, century-old monasteries and castles, and much more.
Vanuatu Volcano Tours
: One of the most exciting volcano travel destinations in the world! On our adventurous expeditions, you will get close to active lava lakes on Ambrym Island and the spectacular fireworks of Yasur volcano on Tanna Island.
Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool
and interactive map widget
is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation
(PayPal).Online cc paymentThank you!