Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Sunday, 19 January 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 78 km southwest of Libuton Kelapa Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Sunday, 19 January 2020 at 16:58 (GMT)

- Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 78 km southwest of Libuton Kelapa Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Sunday, 19 January 2020 at 16:58 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 132 km depth

19 Jan 17:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jan 19 17:05: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 131.0 to 132.0 km.
Date & time: 19 Jan 2020 16:58:20 UTC -
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 132.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.12°S / 123.9°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (74 mi) SE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) SW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 mi) NNE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) ENE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.0132 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GFZ
M 6.2129 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)BMKG
M 6.0140 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaEMSC
M 6.2129 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 6.2123 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, Indonesia [Sea: Indonesia]INGV
M 6.1122 km59km SSW of Molibagu, IndonesiaUSGS

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Modoinding (117.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
1659.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
222.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt form marisa city (reported through our app)
Parigi, Kab. Parigi Moutong / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Luwuk, central sulawesi (157.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was playing games then i suddenly felt a light shake, at first i thought it's just my imagination but then i felt it again and thought it was a light earthquake so i ignored it, 10+ seconds later the shake gets stronger and everything in the house was shaking i ran outside, the neighbors also ran outside
1312.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Ampana - tojo una una (273.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Java / not felt : started in 6.1mag...
400.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
403.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Iya saya rasakan (reported through our app)
Kakas / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I live in kakas
119.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking in long duration. I was sleeps and awakened (reported through our app)
459 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Manado (201.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
400.6 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
341.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 428 km E of epicenter) : Light shaking for about 20 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Luwuk (Indonesia, 141 km SW of epicenter) : gempanya lama sekitar 10 detik lebih. sy sempat berjalan santai dan gempa masih belum berhenti. atap rumah bergetar (reported through EMSC)
Batui (Indonesia, 203 km SW of epicenter) : Earthquake lasted for about 15sec (reported through EMSC)
Kota Selatan (Indonesia, 109 km NW of epicenter) : Light shaking in long duration (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (41 quakes):
  • 11 Jul 2020 17:43 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    81 km (50.3 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Jul 2020 05:41 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Jun 2020 01:12 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Jun 2020 14:26 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Jun 2020 07:43 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Jun 2020 23:30 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    92 km (57.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Jun 2020 23:11 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    108 km (67.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jun 2020 02:34 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    78 km (48.5 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 May 2020 03:39 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 May 2020 13:21 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    105 km (65.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 May 2020 03:27 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    136 km (84.5 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 07 May 2020 04:32 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 07 May 2020 03:07 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    109 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 06 May 2020 02:50 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    36 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 05 May 2020 20:10 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 May 2020 06:42 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    93 km (57.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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