Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Southern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 187 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 02:46 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 187 km south of Manado, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 02:46 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 54 km depth

10 Sep 02:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2014 02:46:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.18°S / 125.09°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) S of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) NE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
521 km (324 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.254 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 6.330 kmMOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 6.664 kmSouthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
M 6.230 km132km SE of Modayag, IndonesiaUSGS

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Manado / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt it because i was on 3rd floor of our office building. We rushed downstairs and i started find information about it from the web
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (16 quakes):
  • 02 Mar 2015 01:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    91 km (56.5 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 01 Mar 2015 03:32 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Feb 2015 17:41 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Jan 2015 09:55 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    49 km (30.4 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2014 23:01 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 Dec 2014 20:54 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    71 km (44.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Oct 2014 14:31 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Sep 2014 12:19 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    81 km (50.3 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Sep 2014 08:22 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Sep 2014 05:00 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 11:49 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    53 km (32.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 09:33 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 07:30 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 05:59 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 05:19 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Sep 2014 05:16 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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