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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 24 March 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 24 March 2019

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 24 March 2019
Mar 24 04:45: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Sunday, 24 March 2019 04:37 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.79°N / 126.4°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (121 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
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 (7 earthquakes)
Sun, 24 Mar 04:37 UTCM 6.1 / 46 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
Sun, 24 Mar 04:37 UTCM 6.1 / 60 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
Sun, 24 Mar 04:37 UTCM 6.0 / 65.2 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
Sun, 24 Mar 04:37 UTCM 6.2 / 77.2 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
Sun, 24 Mar 04:37 UTCM 6.1 / 37.4 km141km ENE of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS
Sun, 24 Mar 04:37 UTCM 6.1 / 30 km印尼马鲁古海 (Indonesia)CEIC
Sun, 24 Mar 04:37 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)IMD

"I felt it" reports:
bob the builders house / MMI IX (Violent shaking): it killed bobby
Balbrigan / MMI IX (Violent shaking): scary
(1460.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(133 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(177.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Manado / MMI IV (Light shaking): At Batu Kota, Manado, just felt some light shaking for about 5 to 8 seconds. Not so unusual for this region.
(178.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Madidir, kota Bitung, Sulut / MMI IV (Light shaking): Pretty long lasting shakes, library was creaking, but nothing fell off.
Mapanget, Near SamRat Airport Manado / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was Preparing food in kitchen and the windows began to rattle then before I could think about why the windows were rattling the whole house shook in one solid wave. To me it was like a shifting back and forth once. I called the 3 kids outside. When asked only one had felt the wave. So 2 or of 4 inside felt the quake and my husband who was working out side didn’t notice anything.
(149.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
(1618.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Lagi tiduran di lantai,, terasa bergetar,, (via app)
Hawaii / MMI II (Very weak shaking): A really quick shake
Ranotana / MMI III (Weak shaking)
malalayang, manado, north celebes (182 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
malalayang, manado, north celebes (182 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(146.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting at picnic table. Table visibly oscillating and felt tremor for 10-20 seconds. Water in 1.5l drink bottle visible disturbed by 6-7mm. (via app)
(172.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Depok (178.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(176.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
malalayang, manado, north celebes (182 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(152.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(178 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)(via app)
Sario (Indonesia) (178 km W from epicenter)(no details): I thought that somebody was rocking the chair until someone screamed 'EARTH QUAKE!' (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (155 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Saya melihat ada benda yg bergerak ketika gempa untuk memastikan klo ada gempa (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (157 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sitting at picnic table could see table l move and feel tremors over and 10-20seconds. (via EMSC)
Mapanget (Indonesia) (165 km W from epicenter)(no details): Terasa di Manado (via EMSC)
Mapanget (Indonesia) (165 km W from epicenter)(no details): Strong 2 min in Manado (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (138 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shake has been pretty long lasting, but nothing fell (via EMSC)

 

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