Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 21:12 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Maluku Sea, 131 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, 14 November 2019 16:17 GMT, which had occurred 5 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 128 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at 21:12 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 60 km depth

14 Nov 21:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Nov 14 21:20: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 80.0 km.
Nov 14 21:24: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 52.0 km.
Nov 14 21:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 52.0 to 66.0 km.
Nov 14 21:35: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 66.0 to 60.0 km.
Nov 14 23:28: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: 14 Nov 2019 21:12:59 UTC -
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.51°N / 126.34°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
481 km (299 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.060 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
M 6.010 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 5.940 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 6.052 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 6.069 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
M 6.023 km136km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.950 km印尼马鲁古海北部 (Indonesia)CEIC

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165 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My aquarium water all spilled out, my AC fell, my paper reports and books fell from my shelce, when i tried running i swayed from left to right (reported through our app)
Solitude Lembeh Resort (123.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (1321.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
170.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ternate (140 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
149.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
139.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Sario (Indonesia, 167 km W of epicenter) : shaking the bed, all night i couldn't sleep well (reported through EMSC)
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