Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 136 km northwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, February 24, 2001 at 16:33 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 136 km northwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, on Saturday, February 24, 2001 at 16:33 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 33 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Feb 24, 2001 16:33:44 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.555°N / 126.431°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.555°S / 53.569°W
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (84 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 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) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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6.233 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (50 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 9, 2001 19:08
20 years ago
4.9

33 km
Molucca Sea, 118 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jul 31, 2001 15:11
21 years ago
5.7

33 km
Molucca Sea, 135 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jul 5, 2001 17:43
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
Molucca Sea, 124 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Jun 23, 2001 20:37
21 years ago
4.4

100 km
Molucca Sea, 70 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
May 18, 2001 02:28
21 years ago
4.5

33 km
Molucca Sea, 71 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
May 4, 2001 07:29
21 years ago
4.8

46 km
Molucca Sea, 124 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
May 1, 2001 19:21
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
Molucca Sea, 156 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 28, 2001 02:01
21 years ago
4.7

53 km
Molucca Sea, 126 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Apr 8, 2001 03:48
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
Molucca Sea, 117 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Apr 2, 2001 08:25
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
Molucca Sea, 128 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Apr 2, 2001 07:23
21 years ago
4.6

100 km
Molucca Sea, 156 km NE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 26, 2001 13:38
21 years ago
4.8

87 km
Molucca Sea, 115 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 25, 2001 13:02
21 years ago
3.9

33 km
Molucca Sea, 149 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 13, 2001 18:49
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
Molucca Sea, 48 km N of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 13, 2001 14:02
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
Molucca Sea, 116 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 7, 2001 20:58
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
Molucca Sea, 60 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 6, 2001 21:15
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
Molucca Sea, 125 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 6, 2001 00:40
21 years ago
5.0

33 km
Molucca Sea, 127 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 4, 2001 22:28
21 years ago
3.9

33 km
Molucca Sea, 53 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 4, 2001 20:34
21 years ago
5.4

33 km
Molucca Sea, 130 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 3, 2001 20:48
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
Molucca Sea, 113 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 3, 2001 09:58
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
Molucca Sea, 118 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Mar 3, 2001 05:56
21 years ago
5.2

33 km
Molucca Sea, 116 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Mar 1, 2001 03:35
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
Molucca Sea, 93 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 23:23
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
Molucca Sea, 130 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 19:14
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
Molucca Sea, 126 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 18:19
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
Molucca Sea, 127 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 15:16
21 years ago
5.1

60 km
Molucca Sea, 129 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 13:47
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
Molucca Sea, 64 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 10:59
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
Molucca Sea, 128 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 09:31
21 years ago
5.1

33 km
Molucca Sea, 143 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 09:18
21 years ago
5.4

33 km
124 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 05:45
21 years ago
5.4

33 km
Molucca Sea, 137 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 02:55
21 years ago
4.7

64 km
Molucca Sea, 130 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2001 00:55
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
Molucca Sea, 36 km N of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2001 21:32
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
Molucca Sea, 119 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2001 17:02
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
Molucca Sea, 78 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2001 08:57
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
Molucca Sea, 124 km NW of Ternate, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2001 06:53
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
Molucca Sea, 80 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2001 06:47
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
Molucca Sea, 45 km NW of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2001 02:08
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
Molucca Sea, 132 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2001 00:13
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
Molucca Sea, 128 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 22:56
21 years ago
5.3

33 km
Molucca Sea, 133 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 21:53
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
Molucca Sea, 119 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 19:41
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
Molucca Sea, 55 km N of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 19:16
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
Molucca Sea, 135 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 18:44
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
Molucca Sea, 130 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 18:04
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
Molucca Sea, 130 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 17:56
21 years ago
3.8

33 km
Molucca Sea, 68 km NE of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2001 16:53
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
Molucca Sea, 131 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
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