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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Ceram Sea on Monday, 26 February 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Ceram Sea on Monday, 26 February 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Ceram Sea on Monday, 26 February 2018
Date & time: Monday, 26 February 2018 13:34 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.71°S / 126.81°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
188 km NW de Ambon (pop: 355,600)
2248 km E de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 26 Feb 13:34 UTCM 6.0 / 21 kmCeram SeaGFZ

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Ceram Sea, 26 Feb 2018 13h34

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 27 Feb 2018 09:20 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Ceram Sea on Monday, 26 February 2018
 

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