Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Saturday, 28 February 2015 at 16:31 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 71 km depth
28 Feb 18:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 39 minutes.
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.53°N / 126.62°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (73 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
137 km (85 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
156 km (97 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
159 km (99 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
183 km (114 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000)
191 km (119 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
197 km (122 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2359 km (1466 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.4||71 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.4||71 km||116km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
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