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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 71.0 to 38.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 17 March 2015 22:12 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.75°N / 126.46°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (118 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 17 Mar 2015
Tue, 17 Mar 22:12 UTCM 6.2 / 50 kmMOLUCCA SEAEMSC
Tue, 17 Mar 22:12 UTCM 6.2 / 45.8 km137km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
Tue, 17 Mar 22:12 UTCM 6.6 / 63 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
cow / MMI IX (Violent shaking): pigs
cow / MMI IX (Violent shaking): pigs
Manado (Indonesia) (181 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt the earthquake in the morning. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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