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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 13 December 2014
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 60.0 km.
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.95°N / 126.51°E
Nearest volcano: Ruang
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011
joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more
Date & time: Saturday, 13 December 2014 09:17 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 13 Dec 2014|
|Sat, 13 Dec 09:17 UTC||M 5.0 / 30 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|Sat, 13 Dec 09:17 UTC||M 5.0 / 28.7 km||150km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
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