Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 4 May 2015 at 06:55 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Monday, 4 May 2015 at 06:55 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 62 km depth

4 May 07:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
May 4 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.0 to 62.0 km.
Date & time: 4 May 2015 06:55:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.77°N / 126.44°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
129 km (80 mi) WNW of Balisoan
143 km (89 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
151 km (94 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
169 km (105 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
178 km (110 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
180 km (112 mi) E of Manado (Karimnagar) (pop: 451,900)
597 km (371 mi) S of Davao City (Philippines) (pop: 1,212,500)
2350 km (1460 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
M 4.962 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.135 km138km ENE of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Indonesia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gili meno / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
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