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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Sunday, 15 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Sunday, 15 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Sunday, 15 March 2015
Mar 16 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 37.0 to 29.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 15 March 2015 23:17 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.54°S / 122.42°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (91 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 15 Mar 2015
Sun, 15 Mar 23:17 UTCM 6.2 / 43 kmMinahassa Peninsula, SulawesiGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Sangele-Tentena, Pamona Puselemba District, Poso R (240 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): The weak shaking duration lasted about 60 seconds
Palu (Indonesia) (288 km W from epicenter)(no details): earthquake felt around the house saya.listrik had extinguished (via EMSC)
Luwuk (Indonesia) (64 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It's longest quake i ever felt (via EMSC)
Gorontalo City (Indonesia) (144 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake lasted about 1 minute, longer than earthquakes I've experienced in the past. It definitely felt like the ground was swaying underneath me. The chairs and curtains in my house both swayed and moved. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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