Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Teluk Tomini, 52 km south of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at 20:59 (GMT) -

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Teluk Tomini, 52 km south of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at 20:59 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 6.2 at 169 km depth

6 Jan 23:26 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 2 heures et 27 minutes.
6 Jan 23:50: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
7 Jan 03:55: Profondeur recalculée de 163.0 à 169.0 km (de 101 à 105 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 6 km (3.7 mi) au NNE.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2021 20:59:36 UTC -
Magnitude: 6.2
Profondeur: 169.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.07°N / 123.02°E (Teluk Tomini, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Una Una (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km S de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
117 km NNE de Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
242 km SO de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
251 km SO de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
257 km SO de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
286 km OSO de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
300 km ENE de Poso (pop: 47,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
367 km ENE de Palu (pop: 282,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
454 km N de Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
463 km NE de Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
390 km NE de Sulawesi Island (pop: 18,455,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.2169 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG
M 6.1157 km59 Km SSW of Gorontalo, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.1172 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 6.1165 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
M 6.1171 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, Indonesia [Sea: Indonesia]INGV
M 6.1161 km- 59 km SSW of Gorontalo, IndonesiaEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

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51.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I woke up at 5am feeling the quake. Decided to go out but everythinf felt safe once in the corridor and the shaking stopped. There was a clear aftershock at around 6am which lasted for a few seconds | 2 users found this interesting.
152.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (42 quakes):
  • 02 Mar 2021 18:39 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Mar 2021 07:47 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Feb 2021 06:22 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    155 km (96.3 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Feb 2021 22:26 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    51 km (31.7 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Feb 2021 06:22 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Feb 2021 03:30 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    152 km (94.4 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Feb 2021 12:05 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    92 km (57.2 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (31 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Feb 2021 20:40 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    117 km (72.7 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 22 Feb 2021 17:26 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    139 km (86.4 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 22 Feb 2021 08:41 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Feb 2021 16:38 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Feb 2021 20:27 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    57 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Feb 2021 05:37 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    96 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Feb 2021 22:06 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Feb 2021 12:23 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    95 km (59 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Feb 2021 04:05 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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