Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 38 km west of Nusa Sidanga Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sat, 29 Dec 2012 12:30 WIB

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 38 km west of Nusa Sidanga Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sat, 29 Dec 2012 12:30 WIB

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 113 km depth

Date & time: 29 Dec 2012 05:30:18 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 29 Dec 2012 12:30 WIB
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.6°N / 127.15°E (Molucca Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Gamkonora (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km NNO de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
97 km O de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
106 km NNO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
219 km E de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
242 km E de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
251 km E de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
256 km E de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
263 km E de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
2417 km ENE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
38 km O de Nusa Sidanga Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
191 km OSO de Gura Tabailenge Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.6113 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG

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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 38 km west of Nusa Sidanga Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sat, 29 Dec 2012 12:30 WIB
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