Indonesia – M 5.0 – Moderate earthquake near the coast of Pulau Yu

Earthquake Report comment :
A Magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck in the waters of the Halmahera Sea near the islands of Pulau Yu and Pulau Gebe.
Earthquakes are very common in this area and a Magnitude 5.0 has to be called almost normal.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Sunday, August 01, 2010 at 04:28:07 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 57 km
Geolocation(s) :
222 km (138 miles) WNW (299°) from Sorong, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
251 km (156 miles) ESE (107°) from Ternate, Moluccas, Indonesia

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place

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