Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 88 km northwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 1:46 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 88 km northwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 1:46 am (GMT +9)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.6 at 92 km depth

20 Feb 16:51 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 4 minutes.
20 Feb 17:00: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
Update Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 16:57
Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia
4.5 quake 21 Feb 1:46 am (GMT +9)
4.5 quake 21 Feb 1:46 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 10 minutes ago 84 km northwest of Ternate, Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 78 km beneath the epicenter near Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, early morning on Sunday 21 February 2021 at 1:46 am local time. 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 Ternate (pop. 101,700) located 84 km from the epicenter, and Sofifi (pop. 36,200) 102 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 16:46:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 21 févr. 2021 01:46 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.44°N / 126.94°E (Molucca Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Todoko-Ranu (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km NO de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
104 km NO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
123 km OSO de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
195 km E de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
219 km E de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
226 km E de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
233 km E de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
238 km E de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from WSW
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) Plus d'infos
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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.
4.692 kmNorthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
4.578 kmMOLUCCA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC

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