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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019 - information

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019
14 Nov 16:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Nov 14 16:25: Magnitude recalculated from 7.3 to 7.2.
Nov 14 16:27: Magnitude recalculated from 7.2 to 7.1.
Nov 14 20:48: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 27.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 14 November 2019 16:17 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.6°N / 126.36°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (81 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
145 km (90 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
155 km (96 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (pop: 8,000)
164 km (102 mi) NE of Tondano (pop: 33,300)
169 km (105 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900)
2335 km (1451 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 14 Nov 16:17 UTCM 7.0 / 27 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
Thu, 14 Nov 16:17 UTCM 7.1 / 66 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
Thu, 14 Nov 16:17 UTCM 7.1 / 52 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
Thu, 14 Nov 16:17 UTCM 7.1 / 69.6 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
2019-11-15 00:17:40 +08:00 (14 Nov 16:17:40 UTC)M 7.1 / 33 km138km E of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS
Thu, 14 Nov 16:17 UTCM 7.0 / 59 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
2019-11-15 00:17:40 (14 Nov 16:17:40 UTC)M 7.2 / 50 km印尼马鲁古海北部 (Indonesia)CEIC
Thu, 14 Nov 16:17 UTCM 7.2 / 10 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)IMD

User reports for this quake (116)

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Siladen (178.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ubud Bali (1676.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
mercure, tateli, manado / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Banyuwangi / not felt
Bitung (132.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I'm so panic and scar
Manado / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I Felt it so strong. Last for more than one minutes..
Ayodya resort hotel - Nusa Dua, Bali (1691.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Noticed glass shaking on table, noticeable shaking sat on chair
Gili Trawangan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The bed shook whilst I was sat on it but no other obvious sign.
Not felt in Wellington New Zealand / not felt
Bali / not felt : Did not feel anything
Lovina, Bali (1660.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
617.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Jakarta (2323.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1659.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bangka / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grajagan Pantai , Banyuwangi . Jawa Timur . / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Slight shaking felt here in Grajagan Pantai ,Banyuwangi .
Manado / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
General Santos city / not felt : Im in the middle of my sleep maybe.
Solitude Lembeh Resort (126.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
169.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Split Croatia / not felt
Manado (171 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just woke us up... this one lasted a bit longer than usual... sofar, no tsunami alert... (reported through our app)
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (1330.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Kidapawan / not felt : I was sleeping soundly so I might not felt it.
149 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Bunaken / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Jalan Flamingo, Perkamil, Manado, Sulawesi Utara (166.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
146.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Yogyakarta / not felt
139 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Davao City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Manado / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, дома всё впорядке, тихо и спокойно, не почувствовал и не ощущал, был дома, ужинал, у Отца сегодня День Рождения Он отмечает, висячие предметы интерьера в норме, люстры и связка ключей в норме, ничего не шолохнулось. Да, войлок не обнаружен, да п
Alabama / Light shaking (MMI IV) : yes
Polomolok south cotabato / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Koronadal (573.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bandar Lampung (2472 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
171.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Kuala Lumpur / not felt
Koronadal City (525.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On duty in the hospital and felt quite dizzy. My colleague felt it too.
623.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1069.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Bunaken National Park (Bastianos Dive Resort) / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Orlando Florida / not felt
175.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
145.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
613.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Hanging objects swung
173 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Kota Bitung, Madidir / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong and long shaking and rattling
533.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Malamdo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt it modern ( manado)
El Paso, TEXAS, USA / not felt
1185.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
183.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Munduk / not felt
General Santos city, Philippines (518.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shaking (reported through our app)
General Santos City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
486.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
180.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Magelang / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : so awesome on that ^7 mag after for a too long long time, fortunately in mid of the sea, hopefully everyone's will fine surround there, our pray for you..
Manado / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
139.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Koronadal city, Philippines / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We felt it here in Socsargen area, Mindanao.
Ternate City, North Molluca (145.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davao Philippines / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt the vibration. Just wasn’t sure. I waited for the earthquake app to update any earthquake report in Davao. But it showed it’s in Indonesia. Still scary.
Likupang,NE Sulawesi (143.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Got a good shake in that one for sure
Manado / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : On top floor of a 8-storey apartment building in Manado. Building swayed strongly for a full minute. Painting fell from wall. People rushed out but we did not run downstairs. Still swaying slightly even now.
Glan (486.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
126 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Manado (166.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Muren bewogen. Lampen slingerden. Duur 20 seconden. Bij mij geen schade
145.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
General santos city / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light sleeper awakened
Jakarta (2323.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
banga south cotabto philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bali / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kotamobagu,sulawesi utara (248.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Guncangannya lama,getaranya seperti dalam buaian (reported through our app)
Manado / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
185.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Bangka (135.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davao / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tomohon City, North Sulawesi / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Manado / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tongkaina (168.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were sleeping but awakened because of the shaking.
145.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
151.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt it like I was swaying on my bed. (reported through our app)
Teling atas, manado / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
381.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Cukup terasa digorontalo (reported through our app)
168.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Manado (172.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong shaking for a minut. The house keep shaking. (reported through our app)
Semarang (2011.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Dari Semarang selalu mendoakan yg terbaik buat saudar2 di Sulawesi Utara dan Halmahera.. (reported through our app)
Manado (168.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Manado City (172.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Shock, because the shaking strong (reported through our app)
Tidore island (158.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was kating in my beda.. The shaking is strong and long... About 1-2 minutes (reported through our app)
170.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Manado City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kota tomohon (1072.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
1691.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
143.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Tomohon (171.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
278.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 1605 km SW of epicenter) : Little shift felt while sitting on a chair (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 620 km S of epicenter) : Takut (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 612 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it slightly (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 177 km E of epicenter) : Long shake, the bed was gently moving like a boat on the sea (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 176 km W of epicenter) : strong enough (reported through EMSC)
Amurang (Indonesia, 209 km W of epicenter) : long quake (reported through EMSC)
Davao City (Philippines, 609 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it slightly (reported through EMSC)
Koronadal (Philippines, 568 km NW of epicenter) : I am in koronadal city philippines and i felt it (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 183 km W of epicenter) : Сильные толчки. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 179 km W of epicenter) : Felt a bit strong (reported through EMSC)
Sario (Indonesia, 177 km W of epicenter) : felt the quake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 176 km W of epicenter) : It was a strong shaking that I could hear before I felt it. I thought the wind was picking up out side. Then the windows started to shake and the furniture. It was unmistakable and we jumped out of bed to get the kids and run out when it started to clam down but even then it rolled for a minute or two before it stopped. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 176 km W of epicenter) : Shaking back and forth (reported through EMSC)
Lihunu (Indonesia, 143 km W of epicenter) : Rather strong shaking and rattling (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 142 km W of epicenter) : Pretty strong and long shaking (reported through EMSC)
Aertembaga (Indonesia, 138 km W of epicenter) : It was quite hard. I was trying to open my door, and I can't even insert my key to open my door. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia), 14 Nov 2019 16:17

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (980 quakes):
  • 21 Oct 2020 15:32 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    82 km (51 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (62 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 19:13 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 15:11 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 09:27 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 04:26 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (70 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 03:12 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    71 km (44.1 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 12:23 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 09:01 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    188 km (117 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 19:54 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    147 km (91.3 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 05:44 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Oct 2020 18:34 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (44 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Oct 2020 10:47 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    163 km (101 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Oct 2020 21:52 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Oct 2020 20:24 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Oct 2020 20:16 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Oct 2020 13:30 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (58 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019

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