Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.7 - Molucca Sea, 160 km ENE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, miércoles, 26 nov. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.7 - Molucca Sea, 160 km ENE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, miércoles, 26 nov. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 51 km depth

26 Nov 14:37 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 3 minutos.
Nov 26 18:10: Magnitud recalculada de 6.6 a 6.7.
Fecha & hora: 26 Nov 2014 14:33:45 UTC
Magnitud: 6.7
Profundidad: 51.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.97°N / 126.53°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Ruang (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km al ENE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
162 km al NO de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
167 km al O de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
179 km al NO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
181 km al ENE de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
194 km al ENE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
195 km al ENE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
205 km al ENE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
417 km al ENE de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
2368 km al ENE de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
114 km al ONO de Pulau Tongidi Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
400 km al S de Pulau Mianggas Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.751 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGFZ
M 6.846 km MOLUCCA SEAEMSC
M 6.841 km160km NW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.759 kmNorthern Molucca SeaGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (4)

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Khao Lak , Thailand / not felt
Bitung / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Manado (Indonesia, 199 km W of epicenter) : I was in the kitchen washing the dishes and a glass that I put in a beer glass was swaying although I didnt touch it. The water in the water dispenser also splashing. Just around several seconds. But then there were another minor tremor that we can feel...keep alert guys... Every week., there was always earthquake... It was started with the 7,3 magnitude last 2 weeks continue with 5,8 last week and now 6,8.... (reported through EMSC)
Manado (Indonesia, 199 km W of epicenter) : Oh my god, i feel an earthquake very strong V MMI (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.7 terremoto: Molucca Sea, 160 km al este de Bitung, Célebes Septentrional, Indonesia Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:33

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (88 quakes):
  • 23 May 2015 07:31 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    75 km (46.6 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 May 2015 17:20 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 May 2015 06:04 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 May 2015 23:41 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    163 km (101.3 mi) depth
    |
    126 km (78 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 May 2015 12:45 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    128 km (79.5 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 May 2015 03:21 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 May 2015 00:02 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 May 2015 15:45 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    148 km (92 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (63 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 May 2015 04:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 May 2015 06:55 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 30 Apr 2015 05:08 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    131 km (81 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Apr 2015 00:22 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Apr 2015 15:45 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (54 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 04:17 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    90.2 km (56 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Apr 2015 15:05 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Apr 2015 05:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    64 km (39.8 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • Show all

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.7 - Molucca Sea, 160 km ENE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, miércoles, 26 nov. 2014
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