International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255839
Event time 2020-09-03 06:21:00 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-02 22:21:00 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 06:36:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4.3
Depth -150 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 3
Possible effects Any people indoors feel movement. Hanging objects swing back and forth. People outdoors might not realize that an earthquake is occurring.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent Indonesian Archipelago
Country Indonesia
Administration area North Sulawesi
Nearest settlement Beenglaut
Distance 2 km
Course NNW
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region North Pacific
Water surface name Celebes Sea



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Tahuna (29.29 km)
Nearest airports
Naha Airport (29.48 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Awu volcano (36.87 km), Banua Wuhu volcano (47.61 km)
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.