Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Friday, 21 November 2014

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 72 km west of Pulau Laba Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:10 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 72 km west of Pulau Laba Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:10 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 28 km depth

21 Nov 10:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Nov 21 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.5.
Date & time: Nov 21, 2014 10:10:18 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.4°N / 127.09°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.4°S / 52.91°W
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) NW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) SSE of Malapatan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.528 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
6.538 km122km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
6.648 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
6.672 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
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Manado, Indonesia / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On 10th floor of hotel. Bed rocking. Nerve wracking with no where to go.  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (73 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 18, 2015 12:45
7 years ago
4.7

128 km
Molucca Sea, 68 km W of Tobelo, IndonesiaMore
May 18, 2015 03:21
7 years ago
4.4

41 km
Molucca Sea, 48 km NW of Pulau Tutu Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
May 13, 2015 00:02
7 years ago
4.9

54 km
Molucca Sea, 185 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
May 11, 2015 15:45
7 years ago
5.0

148 km
Molucca Sea, 86 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
May 11, 2015 04:01
7 years ago
4.8

54 km
Molucca Sea, 192 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
May 4, 2015 06:55
7 years ago - felt
4.9

62 km
Molucca Sea, 180 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Apr 15, 2015 04:17
7 years ago
4.4

90 km
Molucca Sea, 88 km NW of Pulau Togerebongo Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 13, 2015 15:05
7 years ago
4.7

52 km
Molucca Sea, 174 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Apr 11, 2015 05:21
7 years ago
4.8

64 km
Molucca Sea, 218 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Apr 11, 2015 05:00
7 years ago
5.5

60 km
Molucca Sea, 221 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Apr 7, 2015 09:35
7 years ago
5.0

84 km
Molucca Sea, 209 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 7, 2015 09:35
7 years ago
4.6

48 km
Molucca Sea, 37 km W of Pulau Karis Island, IndonesiaMore
Apr 3, 2015 22:29
7 years ago
4.5

55 km
Molucca Sea, 203 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 29, 2015 07:50
7 years ago
5.6

43 km
Molucca Sea, 139 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 28, 2015 18:18
7 years ago
4.4

60 km
Molucca Sea, 161 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 26, 2015 19:13
7 years ago
4.6

50 km
Molucca Sea, 187 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 24, 2015 14:50
7 years ago
5.2

23 km
Molucca Sea, 212 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 22, 2015 01:23
7 years ago
4.7

42 km
Molucca Sea, 176 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 19, 2015 10:06
7 years ago
5.2

39 km
Molucca Sea, 146 km NE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 17, 2015 22:12
7 years ago - felt
6.2

38 km
Molucca Sea, 145 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 14, 2015 17:21
7 years ago
4.4

50 km
Molucca Sea, 154 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 8, 2015 13:11
7 years ago
4.6

51 km
Molucca Sea, 58 km NW of Pulau Tutu Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 7, 2015 22:19
7 years ago
4.7

46 km
Molucca Sea, 51 km NW of Pulau Tutu Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2015 10:35
7 years ago
4.6

58 km
Molucca Sea, 248 km NE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2015 03:02
7 years ago
5.1

30 km
Molucca Sea, 136 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 16, 2015 13:22
7 years ago
4.5

49 km
Molucca Sea, 161 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 7, 2015 13:19
7 years ago
4.6

10 km
Molucca Sea, 49 km NW of Pulau Tutu Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jan 29, 2015 02:48
7 years ago
4.9

56 km
Molucca Sea, 180 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jan 2, 2015 20:11
7 years ago
4.7

53 km
Molucca Sea, 252 km NE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 29, 2014 17:17
7 years ago
4.4

91 km
Molucca Sea, 169 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 26, 2014 21:51
7 years ago
4.7

35 km
Molucca Sea, 175 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2014 14:18
7 years ago
5.1

52 km
Molucca Sea, 226 km NE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2014 14:01
7 years ago
4.6

55 km
Molucca Sea, 175 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2014 13:40
7 years ago
5.3

44 km
Molucca Sea, 209 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2014 13:29
7 years ago
5.0

44 km
Molucca Sea, 170 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2014 12:46
7 years ago
4.5

59 km
Molucca Sea, 168 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2014 11:34
7 years ago - felt
6.3

29 km
Molucca Sea, 211 km NE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 15, 2014 17:49
7 years ago
4.3

137 km
Molucca Sea, 90 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 14, 2014 18:45
7 years ago
4.6

41 km
Molucca Sea, 187 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 14, 2014 14:14
7 years ago
4.8

51 km
Molucca Sea, 181 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 13, 2014 09:17
7 years ago
4.6

60 km
Molucca Sea, 192 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 10, 2014 21:18
7 years ago
4.8

51 km
Molucca Sea, 182 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 10, 2014 02:22
7 years ago
4.4

58 km
Molucca Sea, 182 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 8, 2014 07:35
7 years ago
5.1

59 km
Molucca Sea, 147 km NE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 8, 2014 01:28
7 years ago
5.2

113 km
Molucca Sea, 118 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 6, 2014 11:03
7 years ago
4.5

51 km
Molucca Sea, 197 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2014 17:57
7 years ago
4.6

67 km
Molucca Sea, 22 km W of Pulau Laba Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2014 15:39
7 years ago
5.2

62 km
Molucca Sea, 203 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2014 14:55
7 years ago
4.8

59 km
Molucca Sea, 207 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 1, 2014 16:37
7 years ago
4.9

54 km
Molucca Sea, 191 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 29, 2014 21:24
7 years ago
4.5

57 km
Molucca Sea, 158 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 29, 2014 19:40
7 years ago
5.4

10 km
Molucca Sea, 69 km NW of Pulau Deherete Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 28, 2014 19:29
7 years ago
4.8

64 km
Molucca Sea, 193 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 27, 2014 23:22
7 years ago
4.6

57 km
Molucca Sea, 200 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 27, 2014 05:26
7 years ago
4.7

49 km
Molucca Sea, 203 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 22:05
7 years ago
4.8

49 km
Molucca Sea, 208 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 21:28
7 years ago
4.4

48 km
Molucca Sea, 160 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 21:07
7 years ago
4.6

46 km
Molucca Sea, 194 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 17:16
7 years ago
4.9

42 km
Molucca Sea, 194 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 15:30
7 years ago
4.2

35 km
Molucca Sea, 160 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 15:18
7 years ago
4.5

35 km
Molucca Sea, 151 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 15:02
7 years ago
5.0

40 km
Molucca Sea, 198 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 14:49
7 years ago
5.6

35 km
Molucca Sea, 196 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 14:48
7 years ago
5.2

35 km
Molucca Sea, 195 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 14:46
7 years ago
5.1

62 km
Molucca Sea, 187 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2014 14:33
7 years ago - felt
6.7

51 km
Molucca Sea, 195 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2014 19:57
7 years ago
4.5

36 km
Molucca Sea, 176 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2014 16:29
7 years ago
4.7

46 km
Molucca Sea, 93 km NW of Pulau Sogiloga Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2014 14:59
7 years ago
4.7

52 km
Molucca Sea, 186 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 24, 2014 05:02
7 years ago
4.6

63 km
Molucca Sea, 64 km W of Pulau Laba Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 23, 2014 18:26
7 years ago
4.3

71 km
Molucca Sea, 191 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2014 17:07
7 years ago
4.5

59 km
Molucca Sea, 183 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2014 12:43
7 years ago
4.5

45 km
Molucca Sea, 181 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
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