Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia on Sunday, 14 July 2019 - information

Major magnitude. 7.1 earthquake - 168 km southeast of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 09:10 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.1 earthquake  - 168 km southeast of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 09:10 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jul 09:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jul 14 09:16: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.2.
Jul 14 09:23: Magnitude recalculated from 7.2 to 7.0.
Jul 14 16:56: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.1.
Date & time: 14 Jul 2019 09:10:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.53°S / 128.12°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
154 km (96 mi) SSE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
168 km (104 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
251 km (156 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
351 km (218 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
352 km (219 mi) N of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
427 km (265 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2444 km (1519 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.110 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 7.310 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 7.210 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 7.227 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 7.09.8 kmHalmahera, Indonesia [Land: Indonesia]INGV
M 7.310 km102km NNE of Laiwui, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (20)

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471.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
COIMBATORE / Light shaking (MMI IV)
167.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Waisai / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Не почувствовал и не ощущал, уже не спал, висячие предметы в норме, люстры, связки ключей, и другое не шолохнулось, всё в норме, пожалуйста, берегите себя, своих родных и близких. Вам большое спасибо.))),!!!
Halmahera utara / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Saya tinggal di kecamatan Tobelo kabupaten halmahera utara,saya merasahkan gempa .semoga tidak ada korban jiwa didaerah gempa.
2862 km W of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
167.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1567.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Wedel / not felt
777.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
BERLIN / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Kawasi Obi island (135.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
167.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
250.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kobok airport (339.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just back from field and felt a wobbling sensation (reported through our app)
1471.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
410.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking here (reported through our app)
579 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kurkapa (Indonesia, 306 km E of epicenter) : Felt a long but weak shaking, lamps were trembling, water in glasses was moving (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake 168 km southeast of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, 14 July 09:10 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (410 quakes):
  • 19 Nov 2020 09:46 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    204 km (127 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Nov 2020 15:39 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    127 km (79 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Nov 2020 21:06 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    185 km (115 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Nov 2020 14:03 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    215 km (134 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Nov 2020 15:10 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    185 km (115 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Nov 2020 19:40 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    213 km (133 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Nov 2020 07:03 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    186 km (115 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Nov 2020 17:53 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    146 km (91 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Nov 2020 22:41 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    176 km (109 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Nov 2020 19:19 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    213 km (132 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 05 Nov 2020 14:13 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    203 km (126 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Oct 2020 17:00 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    196 km (122 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Oct 2020 11:03 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Oct 2020 10:35 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 12:30 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    98 km (60.9 mi) depth
    |
    210 km (131 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 02:04 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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Major magnitude. 7.1 earthquake - 168 km southeast of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 09:10 (GMT)
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