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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 49.0 to 52.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 07:40 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.94°N / 126.58°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (125 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Wed, 16 Sep 07:40 UTCM 6.2 / 42 km6.2 MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 07:40 UTCM 6.5 / 8 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
my school / MMI IX (Violent shaking): itscared me
Kota Garut (Indonesia) (2307 km SW from epicenter)(no details): BMKG says some of peoples in Manado felt this earthquake, even just a little bit (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (200 km W from epicenter)(no details): Did feel this quake in Manado, northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. Seemed horizontal movement in only one direction. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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