Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Friday, 21 November 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Molucca Sea, 72 km WNW of Pulau Laba Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, viernes, 21 nov. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Molucca Sea, 72 km WNW of Pulau Laba Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, viernes, 21 nov. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 28 km depth

21 Nov 10:14 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 4 minutos.
Nov 21 19:10: Magnitud recalculada de 6.6 a 6.5.
Fecha & hora: 21 Nov 2014 10:10:18 UTC
Magnitud: 6.5
Profundidad: 28.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2.4°N / 127.09°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Tobaru (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km al NO de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
182 km al N de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
192 km al NNO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
236 km al ENE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
256 km al ENE de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
269 km al ENE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
271 km al ENE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
281 km al ENE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
493 km al ENE de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
2444 km al ENE de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
72 km al ONO de Pulau Laba Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
356 km al S de Pulau Mianggas Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.528 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 6.538 km122km WNW of Tobelo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.648 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 6.672 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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Manado, Indonesia / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On 10th floor of hotel. Bed rocking. Nerve wracking with no where to go.
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Aftershocks of the M 6.5 terremoto: Molucca Sea, 72 km al oeste de Pulau Laba , North Maluku, Indonesia Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:10

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (73 quakes):
  • 18 May 2015 12:45 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    128 km (79.5 mi) depth
    |
    96 km (60 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 May 2015 03:21 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 May 2015 00:02 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 May 2015 15:45 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    148 km (92 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 May 2015 04:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 May 2015 06:55 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (63 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 04:17 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    90.2 km (56 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Apr 2015 15:05 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Apr 2015 05:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Apr 2015 05:00 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Apr 2015 09:35 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    84 km (52.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 07 Apr 2015 09:35 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (63 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Apr 2015 22:29 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Mar 2015 07:50 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Mar 2015 18:18 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Mar 2015 19:13 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • Show all

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - Molucca Sea, 72 km WNW of Pulau Laba Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, viernes, 21 nov. 2014
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