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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Talaud Islands, Indonesia on Monday, 11 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Talaud Islands, Indonesia on Monday, 11 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Talaud Islands, Indonesia on Monday, 11 January 2016
11 Jan 16:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Jan 11 18:44: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.5.
Date & time: Monday, 11 January 2016 16:38 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.87°N / 126.88°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2492 km (1548 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 11 Jan 16:38 UTCM 6.5 / 38 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGFZ
Mon, 11 Jan 16:38 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmKEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIAEMSC
2016-01-12 00:38:07 +08:00 (11 Jan 16:38:07 UTC)M 6.5 / 20.8 km- 233km SE of Sarangani, PhilippinesUSGS
2016-01-12 00:38:05 (11 Jan 16:38:05 UTC)M 6.5 / 10 km塔劳群岛CEIC
Mon, 11 Jan 16:38 UTCM 6.8 / 39 kmTalaud Islands, IndonesiaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: Talaud Islands, Indonesia, 11 Jan 2016 16:38

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (31 quakes):
  • 02 Jul 2016 23:38 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 11 Jun 2016 00:27 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 May 2016 00:27 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    145 km (90.1 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 12 May 2016 10:03 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (46 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Apr 2016 16:12 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    89 km (55.3 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 16 Apr 2016 23:37 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Apr 2016 13:28 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Apr 2016 12:03 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 16 Apr 2016 07:56 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Apr 2016 11:05 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Apr 2016 13:24 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Apr 2016 22:19 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    59 km (36.7 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Apr 2016 11:00 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Apr 2016 11:00 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Apr 2016 08:42 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Apr 2016 08:42 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | PHILVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Talaud Islands, Indonesia on Monday, 11 January 2016
 

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