Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Friday, 2 January 2015 at 20:11 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Friday, 2 January 2015 at 20:11 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 53 km depth

2 Jan 21:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 59 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Jan 2015 08:11:09 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.73°N / 126.74°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Karangetang (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
180 km (112 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
223 km (139 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
227 km (141 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
240 km (149 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
252 km (157 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
258 km (160 mi) NE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
499 km (310 mi) SE of Davao (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500)
2423 km (1506 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.753 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.140 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 5.150 km181km NE of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS

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