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Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 159 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 6:29 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 159 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 6:29 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 159 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 6:29 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 26 km depth

16 Aug 22:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 16, 2022 22:29:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 6:29 am (GMT +8)
Depth26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude0.07°S / 124.36°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode0.07°N / 55.64°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoAmbang (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities159 km (99 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
162 km (101 mi) SSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
165 km (102 mi) SSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
181 km (112 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
186 km (116 mi) SSW of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) SSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
3.726 kmIndonesia: MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
3.726 kmIndonesia: Southern Molucca SeaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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