Mag. 4.4 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Saturday, 14 March 2015 at 17:21 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 50 km depth
14 Mar 22:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.93°N / 126.6°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Toguis
154 km (96 mi) NW of Ternate (Hidalgo del Parral) (pop: 101,700)
158 km (98 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
170 km (106 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
491 km (305 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2374 km (1475 mi) ENE 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.4||50 km||MOLUCCA SEA||EMSC|
|M 4.4||50 km||152km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
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