Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Friday, 3 April 2015 at 22:29 (GMT)

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Friday, 3 April 2015 at 22:29 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 55 km depth

3 Apr 22:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 56.0 to 55.0 km.
Date & time: 3 Apr 2015 10:29:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.57°N / 126.96°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
203 km (126 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
214 km (133 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
233 km (144 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
264 km (164 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
268 km (166 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
441 km (274 mi) SSE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2438 km (1515 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.555 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.560 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 4.534 km135km NW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

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