Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.3 - Maluku Sea, 135 km SE of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, Tuesday, 13 Apr. 2021 -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.3 - Maluku Sea, 135 km SE of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, Tuesday, 13 Apr. 2021

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.3 at 30 km depth

13 Apr 15:55 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
13 Apr 15:55: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
13 Apr 16:00: Profundidad recalculada de 20.0 a 10.0 km (de 12.4 a 6.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al N.
13 Apr 16:05: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.3. Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 30.0 km (de 6.2 a 18.6 mi).
Fecha & hora: 13 Apr 2021 15:47:34 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 14 Apr 12:47 am (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 30.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 0.69°N / 126.13°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Gamalama (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km al SE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
140 km al O de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
152 km al ESE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
156 km al SE de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
159 km al O de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
163 km al ESE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
168 km al ESE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
342 km al E de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
414 km al ENE de Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
545 km al NO de Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from W
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.330 kmNorthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
5.154 kmNorthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaGFZ
5.142 kmMOLUCCA SEA, IndonesiaEMSC
5.310 kmNear Davao, IndonesiaRENASS
5.143 km143 Km W of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
5.251 kmNorthern Molucca Sea, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Saya merasakan gempa itu (149.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I felt the earthquake 1 hour ago | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Kotabunan (163.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 04 May 2021 19:50 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Apr 2021 07:35 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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