Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 18:45 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) 14 November 2019 16:17 GMT, which had occurred 2 hours and 28 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 18:45 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Nov 18:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Nov 14 18:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6.
Date & time: 14 Nov 2019 18:45:37 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.59°N / 126.46°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (84 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.610 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
5.810 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
5.858 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
5.751 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
5.824 km130km E of Bitung, IndonesiaUSGS
5.650 km印尼马鲁古海北部 (Indonesia)CEIC

User reports for this quake (10)

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manado / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : sulawesi  
Bitung, Madidir (145.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak few shakes, could feel them bcs seated. (reported through our app)  
Ternate (134.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
186.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
162.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Malalayang, Manado (183.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
138.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
182 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Sario (Indonesia, 178 km W of epicenter) : felt the quake, shaking slowly (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 142 km W of epicenter) : Bitung - just a few very small shakes (reported through EMSC)  
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