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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 13 December 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: Northern Molucca Sea on Sat, 15 Nov 02h31, which had occurred 4 weeks earlier.
Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 13 December 2014
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 13 December 2014 09:17 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.95°N / 126.51°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (127 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 13 Dec 2014
Sat, 13 Dec 09:17 UTCM 5.0 / 30 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
Sat, 13 Dec 09:17 UTCM 5.0 / 28.7 km150km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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