Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 20 km northwest of Pulau Sogiloga Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 8:03 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 20 km northwest of Pulau Sogiloga Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 8:03 am (GMT +9)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.4 at 120 km depth

13 Jan 23:11 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 8 minutes.
13 Jan 23:15: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
Update Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 23:15
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake 62 km northwest of Tobelo, Indonesia
4.4 quake 14 Jan 8:03 am (GMT +9)
4.4 quake 14 Jan 8:03 am (GMT +9)
A intermediate magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported in the morning near Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Thursday 14 January 2021 at 8:03 am local time at an intermediate depth of 120 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 Tobelo (pop. 10,000) located 62 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 23:03:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 14 janv. 2021 08:03 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.95°N / 127.5°E (Maluku Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Tarakan (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km ONO de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
130 km N de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
135 km N de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
263 km ENE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
285 km E de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
296 km ENE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
299 km E de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
308 km ENE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
523 km NO de Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
530 km SSE de General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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 4.4120 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.4120 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC

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