Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - 63 km a nord est da Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, martedí, 02 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - 63 km a nord est da Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia, martedí, 02 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.7 at 69 km depth

2 Feb 04:45 UTC: Primo a segnalare: BMKG dopo 9 minuti.
2 Feb 13:40: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.9 a 4.7. Profondità ricalcolata da 60.0 a 69.0 km (da 37 a 43 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 8.7 km (5.4 mi) al SO.
Update Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 04:51
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake 71 km northeast of Tobelo, Indonesia
4.9 quake 2 Feb 1:36 pm (GMT +9)
4.9 quake 2 Feb 1:36 pm (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred only 15 minutes ago 71 km northeast of Tobelo, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 60 km beneath the epicenter near Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, around noon on Tuesday 2 February 2021 at 1:36 pm 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake. A third agency, the United States Geological Survey (USGS), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.8.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Tobelo (pop. 10,000) located 71 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 2 Feb 2021 04:36:00 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021 13:36 (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 4.7
Profondità: 69.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.24°N / 128.26°E (North Maluku, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Tarakan (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km NNE da Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku) (pop: 10,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
184 km NNE da Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
184 km NNE da Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
188 km NNE da Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
352 km ENE da Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
386 km ENE da Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
388 km ENE da Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
398 km ENE da Tomohon (North Sulawesi) (pop: 27,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
481 km NO da Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
523 km SE da Glan (Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Filippine) (pop: 24,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.769 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
4.884 km63 Km NE of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
4.880 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.883 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ

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64.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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