Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 12 February 2015 at 15:01 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 12 February 2015 at 15:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 52 km depth

12 Feb 15:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Feb 12 16:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 56.0 to 52.0 km.
Date & time: 12 Feb 2015 03:01:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.63°N / 126.42°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Balisoan
138 km (86 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
142 km (88 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
161 km (100 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
171 km (107 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
175 km (109 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
612 km (380 mi) S of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500)
2342 km (1455 mi) ENE 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 4.752 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.960 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 4.946 km138km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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