Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 26 February 2015 at 10:35 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Thursday, 26 February 2015 at 10:35 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 58 km depth

26 Feb 10:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 57.0 to 58.0 km.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2015 10:35:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.63°N / 126.76°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Karangetang (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (97 mi) S of Kolongan
171 km (106 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
216 km (134 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
218 km (135 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
228 km (142 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
248 km (154 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
570 km (354 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2421 km (1504 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]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.658 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.753 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 4.747 km165km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
rabat (13688.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
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