Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 68 km northeast of Luwuk, Indonesia, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 5:09 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Aug 21:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||Aug 5, 2022 21:09:48 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 5:09 am (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||0.57°S / 123.26°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)|
|Antipode||0.57°N / 56.74°W|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearest volcano||Una Una (189 km / 117 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||68 km (42 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
125 km (78 mi) S of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from S|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.6||10 km||SULAWESI, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|3.6||10 km||Indonesia: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi||RaspberryShake|
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