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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 9 December 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: Northern Molucca Sea on Sat, 15 Nov 02h31, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 9 December 2014
Dec 9 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: Tuesday, 9 December 2014 03:09 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.58°N / 126.3°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (123 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 9 Dec 2014
Tue, 9 Dec 03:09 UTCM 5.7 / 40 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
Tue, 9 Dec 03:09 UTCM 5.9 / 36.8 km132km E of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS
Tue, 9 Dec 03:09 UTCM 5.9 / 57 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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