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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia on Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia on Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Halmahera, Indonesia on Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Feb 17 17:31: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.0.
Feb 17 17:35: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 24.0 km.
Feb 17 17:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Feb 17 17:43: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Feb 17 17:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Feb 17 18:06: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 17 Feb 17:26:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.8°N / 129.06°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (164 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, 17 Feb 2016
Wed, 17 Feb 17:26 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmHALMAHERA, INDONESIAEMSC
Wed, 17 Feb 17:26 UTCM 6.2 / 18.4 kmHalmahera, Indonesia [Sea]INGV
Wed, 17 Feb 17:26 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km- 153km SE of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
Wed, 17 Feb 17:26 UTCM 6.1Halmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(Indonesia) (198 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt my bed ahaking. ..and i aleep alone!!!! (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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