Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 at 14:50 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Northern Molucca Sea 17 March 22:12 UTC, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 at 14:50 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 23 km depth

24 Mar 14:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 23.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2015 02:50:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.09°N / 126.66°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) NW of Balisoan
165 km (103 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
181 km (112 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
620 km (385 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2387 km (1483 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.223 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.240 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 5.457 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
M 5.264 km157km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

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