Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 166 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:52

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Molucca Sea, 166 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:52

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 83 km depth

20 Sep 17:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 1 heure et 53 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Sep 2012 15:52:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:52
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 83.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.178°N / 126.83°E (Molucca Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Tobaru (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km ONO de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
166 km NNO de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
180 km NNO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
199 km ENE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
220 km ENE de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
233 km ENE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
234 km ENE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
245 km ENE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
389 km SSE de Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
2408 km ENE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km ONO de Pulau Tutu Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
260 km SSE de Pulau Dumarehe Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.01 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 5.096 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 5.083 km140km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.0103 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
M 5.080 kmNorthern Molucca SeaBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Molucca Sea, 166 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:52

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 01 Oct 2012 16:13 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 166 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:52
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