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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Sunday, 29 March 2015

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Sunday, 29 March 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.2 quake: Northern Molucca Sea on Tue, 17 Mar 22h12, which had occurred 11 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Sunday, 29 March 2015
Mar 29 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 43.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 29 March 2015 07:50 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.67°N / 126.5°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (114 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 29 Mar 2015
Sun, 29 Mar 07:50 UTCM 5.6 / 51 kmMOLUCCA SEAEMSC
Sun, 29 Mar 07:50 UTCM 5.9 / 61 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu
Sun, 29 Mar 07:50 UTCM 5.6 / 38.5 km139km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
University of Klabat, Airmadidi, North Sulawesi, I (171.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was on my desk on the second floor of my house, writing when suddenly I felt my seat shaking lightly for less than 3 seconds as if a big truck was passing slowly.


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