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

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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: Wednesday, 26 November 2014 14:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.97°N / 126.53°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km (99 mi) NE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
162 km (101 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
167 km (104 mi) W of Tobelo (pop: 10,000)
179 km (111 mi) NW of Sofifi (pop: 36,200)
195 km (121 mi) NE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2368 km (1471 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
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!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 26 Nov 14:33 UTCM 6.7 / 51 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
Wed, 26 Nov 14:33 UTCM 6.8 / 46 kmMOLUCCA SEAEMSC
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 22:33:43 (26 Nov 14:33:43 UTC)M 6.8 / 41.1 km160km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
Wed, 26 Nov 14:33 UTCM 6.7 / 59 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

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 splashing. Just around several seconds. But then there were another minor tremor that we can feel...keep alert guys... Every week., there was always earthquake... It was started with the 7,3 magnitude last 2 weeks continue with 5,8 last week and now 6,8.... (reported through EMSC)
Manado (Indonesia, 199 km W of epicenter) : Oh my god, i feel an earthquake very strong V MMI (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake: Northern Molucca Sea, 26 Nov 2014 14:33

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (73 quakes):
  • 20 May 2015 17:20 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 May 2015 03:21 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 May 2015 00:02 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 May 2015 04:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 May 2015 06:55 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Apr 2015 00:22 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Apr 2015 15:45 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (54 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 04:17 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    90.2 km (56 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Apr 2015 15:05 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Apr 2015 05:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Apr 2015 05:00 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 Apr 2015 22:42 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    56.7 km (35.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Apr 2015 09:35 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    84 km (52.2 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (58 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 03 Apr 2015 22:29 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Mar 2015 07:50 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Mar 2015 18:18 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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