Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at 14:46 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at 14:46 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 49 km depth

11 Mar 14:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Mar 11 23:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6.
Date & time: 11 Mar 2015 02:46:34 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.28°N / 126.4°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) W of Balisoan
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
136 km (85 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
142 km (88 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
165 km (103 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
174 km (108 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
555 km (345 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2326 km (1445 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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.649 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.960 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 4.945 km124km WNW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

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