Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 7 July 2019 - information

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.8 - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia), domenica, 07 luglio 2019

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.8 - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia), domenica, 07 luglio 2019

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.8 at 29 km depth

7 Jul 15:12 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 4 minuti.
Jul 7 15:13: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 7.1 a 7.2.
Jul 7 15:14: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 7.2 a 7.0.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 65.0 km.
Jul 7 15:21: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 7.0 a 6.9.
Profondità ricalcolata da 65.0 a 52.0 km.
Jul 7 15:26: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.9 a 6.8.
Profondità ricalcolata da 52.0 a 10.0 km.
Data & ora: 7 Jul 2019 15:08:38 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.8
Profondità: 29.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0.56°N / 126.16°E (Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Gamalama (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km O da Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
147 km SE da Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
157 km O da Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
162 km ESE da Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
167 km SE da Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
173 km ESE da Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
178 km SE da Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
345 km E da Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
411 km ENE da Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
531 km NO da Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
6.829 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
6.920 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)EMSC
7.049 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
6.620 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV
6.936 km133km WSW of Kota Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
6.956 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
6.910 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)IMD
6.850 km印尼马鲁古海 (Indonesia)CEIC

User reports for this quake (53)

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Kendari, Sulawesi (658.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was lying in bed on the 3rd floor of a hotel. I felt it 3 times.  
33 km of Bitung, North Sulawesi (173.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bangkok (3205 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Well, I felt like something is shaking but very low when i know it's earthquake I thought it was earthquake (reported through our app)  
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, находился дома, ужинал, был вкурсе, висячие предметы в норме, люстры, связка ключей на стене, всё в норме. Вам большое спасибо. Пожалуйста, оставайтесь в безопастности, берегите себя, соих родных и близких.))),!!!  
Ternate, North Maluku (139.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shakes felt (reported through our app)  
Perth, Western Australia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt just before midnight perth time  
Glan, Province of Sarangani, Soccsksargen (594.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Wake Shake. (reported through our app)  
138 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
146.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
136.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kota Bitung, Madidir (149.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
manado / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
1507.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Manado city (177.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quite longer than normal quake . No noise or rumbling. Shaking which then led to a soft rocking motion. About 30 seconds or maybe longer  
Sulawesi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Always go to high ground for at least two hours after earthquake in these areas. Should be a goverment requirement.  
720.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Matungkas (167.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : People are started to share latest news. Government official social media account shared updated news stating that 1 nearest location is having Tsunami potential. (reported through our app)  
Manado (177.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
1015.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
179.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Gempanya Dasyat... Semoga Allah SWT selalu melindungi kami semua amin (reported through our app)  
Pineleng / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sleeping and then I felt it.  
Ternate / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kotamobagu, Sulawesi Utara / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
162.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Manado / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Its really scary  
Manado / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1224.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kakas / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : In Tondano,Kakas  
176 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong earthquake, duration about a minute to 2 minutes. Trees are wave and dogs barks everywhere (reported through our app)  
169.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bitung, North Sulawesi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kota Manado / Light shaking (MMI IV)
2747.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Nope (reported through our app)  
138.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
3782 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ternate city (136.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
190.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Manado (178.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Bitung / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
1723.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Bitung (145.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The house was swaying (reported through our app)  
Manado (177.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
169.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
175.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
183.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
180.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : duration more than 10 sec.. (reported through our app)  
(Indonesia, 1907 km W of epicenter) : Xxx (reported through EMSC)  
Aertembaga (Indonesia, 148 km NW of epicenter) : I was sleeping but then awaken by the quake (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 182 km NW of epicenter) : Cukup lama (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 182 km NW of epicenter) : Terasa cukup lama dan seperti diayun dengan kencang (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 180 km NW of epicenter) : Shaking started at 11:10 pm local time and lasted about a minute. Movement was very pronounced though not particularly sharp. Hanging fixtures swayed and sliding doors to villa patio banged together a couple of times. (reported through EMSC)  
Mapanget (Indonesia, 179 km NW of epicenter) : Long..... (reported through EMSC)  
Aertembaga (Indonesia, 148 km NW of epicenter) : I was sleeping but awake bcause of the quake (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (710 quakes):
  • 03 Jan 2020 03:09 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    136 km (85 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Jan 2020 02:44 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Jan 2020 05:09 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    122 km (76 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Jan 2020 19:50 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 31 Dec 2019 22:13 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    122 km (76 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Dec 2019 21:57 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    118 km (74 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Dec 2019 21:42 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (61 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Dec 2019 08:49 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Dec 2019 03:26 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Dec 2019 20:38 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 16 Dec 2019 18:57 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    140 km (87 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 16 Dec 2019 17:25 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    127 km (79 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Dec 2019 06:52 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2019 19:22 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Dec 2019 10:14 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    59 km (36.7 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (55 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2019 08:32 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (63 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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