Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 at 21:18 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 51 km depth
10 Dec 22:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 51 minutes.
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.87°N / 126.44°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km (84 mi) NW of Balisoan
146 km (91 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
159 km (99 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
177 km (110 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
181 km (113 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
586 km (364 mi) S of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500)
2355 km (1463 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||51 km||Northern Molucca Sea||GFZ|
|M 4.8||28 km||123km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia||USGS|
|M 4.8||53 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
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