Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Maluku Sea, 79 km NNW of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, Tuesday, 13 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Maluku Sea, 79 km NNW of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, Tuesday, 13 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 112 km depth

13 Apr 22:00 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 14 minutos.
13 Apr 22:00: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
14 Apr 04:35: Magnitud recalculada de 4.3 a 4.2. Profundidad recalculada de 110.0 a 112.0 km (de 68 a 70 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.3 km (2.1 mi) al N.
Update Tue, 13 Apr 2021, 22:00
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia
4.3 quake 14 Apr 6:46 am (GMT +9)
4.3 quake 14 Apr 6:46 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred early morning on Wednesday 14 April 2021 at 6:46 am local time near Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 110 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ternate (pop. 101,700) located 75 km from the epicenter, Sofifi (pop. 36,200) 90 km away, and Tobelo (pop. 10,000) 104 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 13 Apr 2021 21:46:12 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 14 Apr 6:46 am (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 112.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.45°N / 127.13°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Todoko-Ranu (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km al NNO de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al NNO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
103 km al OSO de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
216 km al E de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
240 km al E de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
247 km al E de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
254 km al E de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
259 km al E de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
464 km al ENE de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
527 km al ONO de Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WSW
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.2112 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
4.3110 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC

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