Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 18 km southeast of Pulau Timlis Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 10:26 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 18 km southeast of Pulau Timlis Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 10:26 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jul 10:30 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jul 14 10:33: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Jul 14 10:33: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Jul 14 10:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.7.
Date & time: 14 Jul 2019 10:26:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.53°S / 127.87°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (31 km / 19 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!
252 km (156 mi) S of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) NNW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) N of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) ESE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) SW of Tobi Island (pop: 44) --> 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

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 5.710 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.710 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaEMSC
M 6.036 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.725 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.710 km97km N of Laiwui, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
1447.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (70 quakes):
  • 05 Sep 2019 18:40 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Sep 2019 04:49 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Aug 2019 06:02 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Aug 2019 10:27 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Aug 2019 22:14 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Aug 2019 14:43 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Aug 2019 17:30 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Aug 2019 09:52 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 07 Aug 2019 03:20 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 06 Aug 2019 18:52 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 06 Aug 2019 14:39 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 06 Aug 2019 12:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 31 Jul 2019 20:05 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 31 Jul 2019 16:54 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Jul 2019 07:39 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Jul 2019 00:12 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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