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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Celebes Sea on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - information

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Celebes Sea on Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake  - Celebes Sea on Tuesday, 10 January 2017
10 Jan 06:17 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jan 10 06:18: Magnitude recalculated from 7.2 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 627.0 to 630.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 630.0 to 631.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 631.0 to 632.0 km.
Jan 10 06:20: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 632.0 to 633.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 633.0 to 630.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 630.0 to 627.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 627.0 to 625.0 km.
Jan 10 06:25: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 6.9.
Jan 10 06:26: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 7.3.
Jan 10 06:26: Magnitude recalculated from 7.3 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 625.0 to 628.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 628.0 to 629.0 km.
Jan 10 06:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 629.0 to 628.0 km.
Jan 10 06:29: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 628.0 to 627.0 km.
Jan 10 06:30: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.2.
Date & time: Tuesday, 10 January 2017 06:13 UTC
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 627.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.44°N / 122.57°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
192 km (119 mi) SE of Tabiauan (pop: 2,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 10 Jan 06:13 UTCM 7.2 / 627 kmCelebes SeaGFZ
2017-01-10 14:13:47 +08:00 (10 Jan 06:13:47 UTC)M 7.3 / 612.7 km- 188km SSE of Tabiauan, PhilippinesUSGS
Tue, 10 Jan 06:13 UTCM 7.0 / 626 kmCELEBES SEAEMSC

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User reports for this quake (37)

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1732.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : no shaking felt
Denpasar (1671 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Roxas City Capiz / not felt
739.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
740.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
735.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kepayan, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the tremor, which lasted around 20 seconds. It occurred twice.
Kota Kinabalu, sabah / Weak shaking (MMI III)
toril davao city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1674.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kota Kinabalu / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Davao (433.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Polomolok, South Cotabato, Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1677.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bali, Kuta (1676.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Duration of shaking around 10 seconds. Table was trembling. (reported through our app)
428.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Davao City (Philippines, 437 km NE of epicenter) : The swaying movement of all our light fittings were active for more than a minute, (reported through EMSC)
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei, 850 km W of epicenter) : Slight sway for 3 to 5 sec (reported through EMSC)
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 741 km W of epicenter) : I felt my chair give a single hard jolt (reported through EMSC)
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei, 856 km W of epicenter) : brunei , sarawak , sabah and indonesia earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei, 850 km W of epicenter) : Felt in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei today the Phillipines the buildings shock visibly. (reported through EMSC)
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 741 km W of epicenter) : I felt the tremor! (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 1662 km SW of epicenter) : Just felt a small jolt once, my son also felt it in the next room. I am confused that we could feel this earthquake in Bali? (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 1651 km SW of epicenter) : Ubud, Bali. Pool water making waves 4-5 times about 10-15 minutes after the earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Lahad Datu (Malaysia, 476 km W of epicenter) : Feet feels shaky and body at a sitting position was swaying lightly for about 3 second (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 436 km NE of epicenter) : There was no reports on the local tv stations that could give us info on the epicenter, damages, etc. (reported through EMSC)
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 746 km W of epicenter) : Felt it in Damai, Kota Kinabalu, around 2.20pm for about 5 seconds.. quite strong as we are on the 3rd floor of the building (reported through EMSC)
Tuaran (Malaysia, 737 km W of epicenter) : No coment (reported through EMSC)
(Australia, 2861 km SE of epicenter) : Trembling only lasted about 5 seconds. Was felt by a colleague as well who was standing at the time. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 1674 km SW of epicenter) : We felt gentle quakes twice (reported through EMSC)
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 748 km W of epicenter) : Stand flat tv on is shaking, @ Asia City Kota Kinabalu, 3rd floor (reported through EMSC)
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 748 km W of epicenter) : Felt it, objects is shaking as well from 3rd floor Asia City Complex Kota Kinabalu (reported through EMSC)
Penampang (Malaysia, 747 km W of epicenter) : Felt a tremor lasted for about 10 seconds in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. (reported through EMSC)
Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia, 744 km W of epicenter) : A little shaking for few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 440 km NE of epicenter) : The earthquake was quite strong and somehow there was a part two... (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 436 km NE of epicenter) : first a jolt then swaying (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake: Celebes Sea, 10 Jan 2017 06:13

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (40 quakes):
  • 10 Dec 2018 03:00 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    614 km (381.5 mi) depth
    |
    138 km (86 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Nov 2018 16:00 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    240 km (149 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Nov 2018 19:15 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    238 km (148 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2018 16:11 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    215 km (134 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 05 Oct 2018 15:55 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    188 km (117 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 04 Oct 2018 18:13 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    241 km (149 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 12:41 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    117 km (72.7 mi) depth
    |
    164 km (102 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 10 Sep 2018 19:56 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    192 km (119 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 10 Sep 2018 19:56 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    238 km (148 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 06 Sep 2018 22:35 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    239 km (149 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 04 Sep 2018 12:29 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    205 km (127 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 29 Jul 2018 12:37 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    234 km (145 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 25 Jul 2018 16:37 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    239 km (149 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 21 Jul 2018 06:04 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    241 km (149 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2018 11:27 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    227 km (141 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2018 16:12 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | PHIVOLCS | Details
  • Show all

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