Major Earthquake Northern Molucca Sea 15-Nov-14 (E143190231)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 7.3 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-11-15T02:31:42.050Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 1.885°N, 126.509°E
  • Seismic Region: 23 – Borneo – Sulawesi
  • Seismic Geo Area: 2660 – Northern Molucca Sea
  • Earthquake depth: 47.0 km
  • Distances:
    1. 154km (95mi) NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
    2. 155km (96mi) ENE of Bitung, Indonesia
    3. 155km (96mi) NW of Ternate, Indonesia
    4. 167km (103mi) W of Tobelo, Indonesia
    5. 1070km (664mi) SW of Koror Town, Palau
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000sxh8

This is not far off the point given by the IEVPC for the Mag 8 they have predicted.

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer

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