Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 22 km southeast of Pulau Timlis Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 10:05 (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 55 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 22 km southeast of Pulau Timlis Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 10:05 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jul 10:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jul 14 10:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Date & time: 14 Jul 2019 10:05:22 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.51°S / 127.93°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SSE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) N of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.510 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.310 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.436 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.510 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.310 km92km NNE of Laiwui, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.129 kmBiak region, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
1452.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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