Mag. 4.7 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Monday, 13 April 2015 at 15:05 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - MOLUCCA SEA on Monday, 13 April 2015 at 15:05 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 52 km depth

13 Apr 16:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.0 to 52.0 km.
Date & time: 13 Apr 2015 03:05:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.77°N / 126.39°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) WNW of Balisoan
138 km (86 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
155 km (96 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
172 km (107 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
173 km (108 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
174 km (108 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
596 km (370 mi) S of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500)
2345 km (1457 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.752 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 4.654 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 4.77.9 km137km ENE of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS

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