Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 145 km southeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 17:45 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 145 km southeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 17:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 78 km depth

18 Apr 17:54 UTC: Premier à signaler: GeoAu après 9 minutes.
Apr 18 18:06: Magnitude recalculée de 5.1 à 5.0.
Profondeur recalculée de 87.3 à 77.7 km.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2020 05:45:40 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Profondeur: 77.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.373°N / 125.538°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Sempu (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km SE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
127 km SSE de Bitung (pop: 137,400)
133 km SE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
139 km SSE de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000)
145 km SSE de Manado (pop: 451,900)
211 km WSW de Ternate (pop: 101,700)
276 km E de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200)
2201 km ENE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.078 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 4.862 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.164 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.170 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 5.071 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)USGS

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Kota Bitung, Madidir (126.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Manado (145.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kakas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 145 km southeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 18 April 17:45 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 May 2020 10:42 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 145 km southeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 17:45 (GMT)
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