Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 6 September 2020 - information

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 2 km east da Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, domenica, 06 settembre 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - 2 km east da Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, domenica, 06 settembre 2020

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 60 km depth

Data & ora: 6 Sep 2020 12:21:13 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.0
Profondità: 60.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 1,75°N / 126,63°E (Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: unnamed (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km NW da Ternate (pop: 101,700)
153 km NW da Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
153 km W da Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
163 km ENE da Bitung (pop: 137,400)
197 km ENE da Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300)
200 km E da Manado (pop: 451,900)
209 km ENE da Tomohon (pop: 27,600)
2369 km ENE da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 6,3 x 1013 joules (17,5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0,9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.060 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.932 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GFZ
M 6.060 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)BMKG
M 5.952 kmNorthern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)GeoAu
M 5.810 km印尼马鲁古海北部 (Indonesia)CEIC
M 5.927 km132 Km NW of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.927 km132 Km NW of Ternate, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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1519.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
199.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tboli south cotabato / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sleeping then i suddenly shock because i felt slight swing then i set down then i see objects hanging and swing slightly its about an seconds only.
Manado city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Apartment swaying, creaking sounds. Shower tubing swayed like pendulum for a few seconds | One user found this interesting.
Kota Bitung, Madidir / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was on bed, felt very weak shaking S-N direction.
Java / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : not less than 6 Mag..
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake 2 km east of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 6 September 00:21 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (34 quakes):
  • 30 Nov 2020 01:40 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 21 Nov 2020 19:07 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Nov 2020 21:17 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Nov 2020 19:38 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Nov 2020 00:34 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 16 Nov 2020 20:18 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    87 km (54.1 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Nov 2020 01:53 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (20 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Nov 2020 13:04 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Nov 2020 11:03 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Nov 2020 13:42 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 31 Oct 2020 02:38 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Oct 2020 18:27 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    52.4 km (32.6 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Oct 2020 19:31 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 09:27 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    114 km (70.8 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 12:23 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 05:44 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 2 km east of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 00:21 (GMT)

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