Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia, on Monday, 13 February 1995 at 08:43 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia, on Monday, 13 February 1995 at 08:43 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 14 km depth

Date & time: 13 Feb 1995 08:43:37 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 14.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.278°S / 127.444°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
225 km (140 mi) S of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) S of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) W of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2351 km (1461 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.314 kmKepulauan Obi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia, 13 February 1995 08:43 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (26 quakes):
  • 28 Jun 1995 21:14 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Apr 1995 02:03 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Mar 1995 22:04 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Mar 1995 14:56 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    62.7 km (39 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Mar 1995 20:11 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Feb 1995 00:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Feb 1995 23:04 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Feb 1995 21:51 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Feb 1995 01:50 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    39.9 km (24.8 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Feb 1995 20:57 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Feb 1995 09:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    17.5 km (10.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Feb 1995 10:36 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    28.7 km (17.8 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 1995 16:32 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    18.1 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 1995 15:54 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    18.6 km (11.6 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 1995 15:36 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    14.8 km (9.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 1995 15:04 UTC
    | M 6.7 |
    14.2 km (8.8 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia, on Monday, 13 February 1995 at 15:04 (GMT)
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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia, on Monday, 13 February 1995 at 08:43 (GMT)
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