Terremoto moderado mag. 5.2 - Molucca Sea, 90 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.2 - Molucca Sea, 90 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9) Terremoto moderado mag. 5.2 - Molucca Sea, 90 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.2 a 137 km de profundidad

4 May 23:06 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
4 May 23:07: Profundidad recalculada de 141.0 a 147.0 km (de 88 a 91 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.6 km (3.5 mi) al SE.
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5 May 06:10: Profundidad recalculada de 136.0 a 137.0 km (de 85 a 85 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al E.
Update Tue, 4 May 2021, 23:12
Moderate yet deep magnitude 5.6 earthquake 90 km northwest of Ternate, Indonesia
5.6 quake 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)
5.6 quake 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 5.6 quake in Indonesia near Ternate, North Maluku, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 7:59 am local time at an intermediate depth of 128 km. 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.
A second report was later issued by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 5.2 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.6.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Ternate (pop. 101,700) located 90 km from the epicenter, Tobelo (pop. 10,000) 90 km away, and Sofifi (pop. 36,200) 101 km away.
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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora4 May 2021 22:59:12 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentro5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)
Prof.137.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud1.59°N / 127.25°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode1.59°S / 52.75°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor muy débil
Sentido3 informes
Fuente primaria de datosBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercanoGamkonora (41 km / 25 mi)
Lugares cercanos86 km al O de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
90 km al N de Ternate (pop: 101,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
101 km al NNO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
230 km al E de Bitung (pop: 137,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
253 km al E de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
262 km al E de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
267 km al E de Manado (pop: 451,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
274 km al E de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from E
Energía sísmica estimada liberada4 x 1012 joules (1.11 GWh, equivalente a 951 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
5.2137 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
5.1148 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
5.3166 kmNear Davao, IndonesiaRENASS
5.0150 km81 Km N of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
5.1130 km印尼哈马黑拉岛附近海域, IndonesiaCEIC
5.1148 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (4)

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Tongkaina (271.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Bitung (232.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : I felt it because lying on bed, who was up didn't feel anything. (reported through our app)  
KOTA TOMOHON (270.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
Davao City (636.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Réplicas registradas, las más recientes primero (5 en total)

Fecha y horaMag
1 jul 2021 12:59
hace 1 año 6 semanas

108 km
Molucca Sea, 93 km N de Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMás
10 jun 2021 21:48
hace 1 año 9 semanas

23 km
Molucca Sea, 94 km N de Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMás
22 may 2021 01:25
hace 1 año 12 semanas

88 km
Molucca Sea, 102 km N de Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMás
14 may 2021 08:31
hace 1 año 13 semanas

117 km
Molucca Sea, 70 km N de Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMás
5 may 2021 20:12
hace 1 año 14 semanas

10 km
Molucca Sea, 99 km N de Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMás

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