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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 - Molucca Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 19:15 GMT

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 19:15 GMT Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 19:15 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 47 km depth

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: Jun 7, 2016 19:15:17 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.36°N / 126.34°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.36°S / 53.66°W
Nearest volcano: Hiri (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (293 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.247 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
6.340 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
6.568 km- 127km WNW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
6.220 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
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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 .   
Bitung, North Sulawesi (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)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (24 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Nov 23, 2016 15:22
5 years ago
4.3

65 km
Molucca Sea, 112 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 23, 2016 15:22
5 years ago
4.9

60 km
Molucca Sea, 101 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2016 01:53
5 years ago
5.3

92 km
Molucca Sea, 128 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2016 01:53
5 years ago
4.8

58 km
Molucca Sea, 167 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 6, 2016 13:41
6 years ago
4.5

52 km
Molucca Sea, 119 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Nov 4, 2016 17:23
6 years ago
4.8

10 km
Molucca Sea, 65 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Oct 27, 2016 23:48
6 years ago
4.6

52 km
Molucca Sea, 159 km SE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Oct 27, 2016 08:17
6 years ago - felt
5.8

80 km
Molucca Sea, 63 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Oct 21, 2016 04:50
6 years ago
4.4

46 km
Molucca Sea, 115 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Oct 19, 2016 04:54
6 years ago
5.0

56 km
Molucca Sea, 157 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Sep 12, 2016 00:32
6 years ago
4.4

64 km
Molucca Sea, 126 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Aug 24, 2016 09:47
6 years ago
4.7

58 km
Molucca Sea, 191 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Aug 20, 2016 10:35
6 years ago
4.4

39 km
Molucca Sea, 173 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Aug 15, 2016 15:35
6 years ago
4.5

49 km
Molucca Sea, 115 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jul 23, 2016 21:30
6 years ago
4.4

60 km
Molucca Sea, 74 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jul 23, 2016 07:27
6 years ago
4.6

57 km
Molucca Sea, 166 km SE of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jul 16, 2016 22:25
6 years ago
4.6

43 km
Molucca Sea, 133 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jul 12, 2016 16:25
6 years ago
4.5

56 km
Molucca Sea, 130 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jul 10, 2016 05:27
6 years ago
4.6

55 km
Molucca Sea, 144 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jun 24, 2016 00:07
6 years ago
4.5

51 km
Molucca Sea, 125 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jun 19, 2016 05:00
6 years ago
5.1

61 km
Molucca Sea, 123 km SE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jun 18, 2016 04:35
6 years ago
4.7

60 km
Molucca Sea, 184 km E of Manado, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jun 7, 2016 20:45
6 years ago
4.7

40 km
Molucca Sea, 120 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jun 7, 2016 20:45
6 years ago - felt
4.8

25 km
Molucca Sea, 123 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore

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