Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 7 April 2015 at 09:35 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 7 April 2015 at 09:35 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 84 km depth

7 Apr 12:17 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 2 hours and 42 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 84.0 km.
Date & time: 7 Apr 2015 09:35:28 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.638°N / 127.041°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
209 km (130 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
219 km (136 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
244 km (152 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
275 km (171 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
279 km (173 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
584 km (363 mi) SSE of Budta (Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2450 km (1522 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.084 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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