Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 7 February 2015 at 13:19 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 Feb 13:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.05°N / 127.22°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Aruk
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Gamkahe
56 km (35 mi) NW of Loloda
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
141 km (88 mi) N of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
271 km (168 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
2442 km (1518 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||10 km||Northern Molucca Sea||GFZ|
|M 4.6||80 km||4.6 MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 5.3||88 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
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