Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 175 km south of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 09:43 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.1 quake Halmahera Sea, 30 km north of Pulau Waringin Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, 14 July 2019 09:10 GMT, which had occurred 33 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 175 km south of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 09:43 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 41 km depth

14 Jul 09:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jul 14 09:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Jul 14 09:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 40.0 km.
Jul 14 10:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 41.0 km.
Jul 14 16:56: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: 14 Jul 2019 09:43:50 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.74°S / 127.73°E (Maluku Utara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km (103 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NNW of Amahai (Maluku) (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) N of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, North Sulawesi) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) W of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SE of Tomohon (North Sulawesi) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (251 mi) SE of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.741 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.810 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.740 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.941 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.810 km63km N of Laiwui, IndonesiaUSGS

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Perth / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Не почувствовал и не ощущал, был дома, уже не спал. Висячие предметы снова в норме, всё тихо и спокойно. Пожалуйста, берегите себя, своих родных и близких. Вам большое спасибо.))),!!!
1446.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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