Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Banda Sea, 19 km NNE of Pulau Paku Island, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, miércoles, 03 dic. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Banda Sea, 19 km NNE of Pulau Paku Island, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, miércoles, 03 dic. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 39 km depth

3 Dec 00:32 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 5 minutos.
Dec 3 08:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.6.
Fecha & hora: 3 Dec 2014 00:27:08 UTC
Magnitud: 5.6
Profundidad: 39.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2.88°S / 122.47°E (Mar de Banda, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km al N de Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
217 km al S de Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
228 km al N de Katabu (pop: 42,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
252 km al SE de Poso (pop: 47,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
253 km al E de Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
286 km al E de Rantepao (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
301 km al NE de Watampone (pop: 81,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
340 km al ENE de Parepare (pop: 140,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
421 km al NE de Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
1771 km al ENE de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al NNE de Pulau Paku Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
256 km al ESE de Sulawesi Island (pop: 18,455,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.639 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.510 km SULAWESI, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.721 km113km NNE of Unaaha, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.735 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the M 5.6 terremoto: Mar de Banda, 19 km al norte de Pulau Paku , Célebes Central, Indonesia Wed, 3 Dec 2014 00:27

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 21 Jan 2015 00:02 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Dec 2014 02:33 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Banda Sea, 19 km NNE of Pulau Paku Island, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, miércoles, 03 dic. 2014
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