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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - - 126km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia on Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 19:15 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 19:15 (GMT)
7 Jun 19:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jun 7 19:21: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 46.0 km.
Jun 7 19:22: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 68.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 68.0 to 63.0 km.
Jun 7 19:24: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 60.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 57.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 57.0 to 55.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 53.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 53.0 to 50.0 km.
Jun 7 19:31: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 50.0 to 47.0 km.
Jun 7 19:41: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.2.
Date & time: 2016-06-07 07:15:17 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.36°N / 126.34°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
132 km (82 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
152 km (95 mi) NW of Sofifi (pop: 36,200)
153 km (95 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (pop: 8,000)
166 km (103 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2323 km (1443 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 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
2016-06-07 19:15:17 UTCM 6.2 / 47 kmNorthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
2016-06-07 19:15:16 UTCM 6.3 / 40 kmMOLUCCA SEAEMSC
2016-06-07 19:15:16 UTC
2016-06-08 03:15:16 +08:00
M 6.5 / 68 km127km WNW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
2016-06-07 19:15:15 UTC
2016-06-08 03:15:15 +08:00
M 6.3 / 33.7 km128km WNW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
2016-06-07 19:15:13 UTCM 6.2 / 19.5 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (10)

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Putatan / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was lying on my bed . Then i felt like a giant hand shaking my bed . My parents felt it .
135.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was awaken from sleeping (reported through our app)
manado / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : was sleeping but awakened. shaking lasted about 1 minute.
Manado / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Singaopore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
(Indonesia, 1406 km W of epicenter) : I feel the earthquake from my hotel room at 7 floor the tamansari lagoon bahu mall manado (reported through EMSC)
Manado (Indonesia, 171 km W of epicenter) : Nothing gona happend. Just shacking my body (reported through EMSC)
Bitung (Indonesia, 139 km W of epicenter) : I feel strong shaking in the morning. (reported through EMSC)
Penampang (Malaysia, 1254 km NW of epicenter) : My sister felt it while sitting (reported through EMSC)
Tomohon (Indonesia, 171 km W of epicenter) : No effects but i feel very shaky.... (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia, 2016-06-07 19:15 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (17 quakes):
  • 23 Nov 2016 15:22 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 Nov 2016 15:22 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 19 Nov 2016 01:53 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    92 km (57.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 19 Nov 2016 01:53 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Nov 2016 13:41 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 21 Oct 2016 04:50 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2016 04:54 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 12 Sep 2016 00:32 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Aug 2016 10:35 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Aug 2016 15:35 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    49 km (30.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 16 Jul 2016 22:25 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 12 Jul 2016 16:25 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Jun 2016 00:07 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Jun 2016 05:00 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    61 km (37.9 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 Jun 2016 04:35 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Jun 2016 20:45 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    40.1 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2016 20:45 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 19:15 (GMT)
 

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