Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 137 km northwest of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 21:07 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Nov 21:15 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Nov 2019 21:07:25 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.7°N / 126.55°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 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!
162 km (101 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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.
|5.1||10 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||GFZ|
|5.2||69 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||EMSC|
|5.2||10 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||BMKG|
|5.1||65 km||Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||GeoAu|
|5.2||35 km||132km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia||USGS|
User reports for this quake (3)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Manado (193.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
191.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
138.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)