Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 11 April 2015 at 05:21 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake Northern Molucca Sea 11 April 05:00 UTC, which had occurred 20 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Saturday, 11 April 2015 at 05:21 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 64 km depth

11 Apr 05:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 66.0 to 64.0 km.
Date & time: 11 Apr 2015 05:21:12 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.18°N / 126.68°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
173 km (108 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
184 km (114 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
188 km (117 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
218 km (135 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
219 km (136 mi) NE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
468 km (291 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
2393 km (1487 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.864 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.873 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 4.967 km159km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS

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