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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 195 km east of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 14:33 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 195 km east of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 14:33 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 51 km depth

26 Nov 14:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Nov 26 18:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.7.
Date & time: Nov 26, 2014 14:33:45 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.97°N / 126.53°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.97°S / 53.47°W
Nearest volcano: Ruang (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km (99 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) SSE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.751 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
6.846 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
6.841 km160km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
6.759 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
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User reports for this quake (4)

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Khao Lak , Thailand / not felt
Bitung / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Manado (Indonesia, 199 km W of epicenter) : I was in the kitchen washing the dishes and a glass that I put in a beer glass was swaying although I didnt touch it. The water in the water dispenser also spl (reported through EMSC)  
Manado (Indonesia, 199 km W of epicenter) : Oh my god, i feel an earthquake very strong V MMI (reported through EMSC)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (88 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 23, 2015 07:31
7 years ago
4.9

75 km
Molucca Sea, 232 km NE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
May 20, 2015 17:20
7 years ago
5.3

56 km
Molucca Sea, 145 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
May 20, 2015 06:04
7 years ago
4.6

44 km
Molucca Sea, 157 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
May 18, 2015 23:41
7 years ago
4.5

163 km
Molucca Sea, 42 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
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, 141 km N of Ternate, 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 30, 2015 05:08
7 years ago
4.6

51 km
Molucca Sea, 123 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 22, 2015 00:22
7 years ago
4.5

46 km
Molucca Sea, 127 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 19, 2015 15:45
7 years ago
4.6

120 km
Molucca Sea, 75 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 15, 2015 04:17
7 years ago
4.4

90 km
Molucca Sea, 185 km N of Ternate, 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 8, 2015 22:42
7 years ago
4.6

57 km
Molucca Sea, 155 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 3, 2015 22:29
7 years ago
4.5

55 km
Molucca Sea, 203 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 29, 2015 14:35
7 years ago
4.8

97 km
Molucca Sea, 187 km NE of Manado, North Sulawesi, 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 27, 2015 13:56
7 years ago
5.3

54 km
Molucca Sea, 124 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, 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 11, 2015 14:46
7 years ago
4.6

49 km
Molucca Sea, 122 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 8, 2015 13:11
7 years ago
4.6

51 km
Molucca Sea, 140 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 7, 2015 22:19
7 years ago
4.7

46 km
Molucca Sea, 140 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 28, 2015 16:31
7 years ago
4.4

71 km
Molucca Sea, 118 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2015 15:04
7 years ago
4.7

111 km
Molucca Sea, 64 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, 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 22, 2015 12:19
7 years ago
4.7

41 km
Molucca Sea, 126 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 16, 2015 13:22
7 years ago
4.5

49 km
Molucca Sea, 161 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 12, 2015 15:01
7 years ago
4.7

52 km
Molucca Sea, 175 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 7, 2015 13:19
7 years ago
4.6

10 km
Molucca Sea, 141 km N of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 2, 2015 02:29
7 years ago
4.7

48 km
Molucca Sea, 163 km NE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jan 29, 2015 02:48
7 years ago
4.9

56 km
Molucca Sea, 180 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jan 25, 2015 09:20
7 years ago
5.1

23 km
Molucca Sea, 119 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jan 18, 2015 20:10
7 years ago
4.6

141 km
Molucca Sea, 194 km NE 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 27, 2014 15:14
7 years ago
4.6

67 km
Molucca Sea, 114 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, 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 12, 2014 11:39
7 years ago
4.5

154 km
Molucca Sea, 34 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, 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 9, 2014 03:09
7 years ago
5.7

53 km
Molucca Sea, 124 km E of Bitung, 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 04:41
7 years ago
4.6

41 km
Molucca Sea, 116 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, 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, 71 km NW of Tobelo, 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, 199 km N of Ternate, 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 28, 2014 00:22
7 years ago
4.5

40 km
Molucca Sea, 94 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, 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 17:17
7 years ago
4.3

43 km
Molucca Sea, 107 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, 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
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