Strong Earthquake Northern Molucca Sea 21-Nov-14 (E143251010)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.9 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-11-21T10:10:20.900Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 2.230°N, 127.085°E
  • Seismic Region: 23 – Borneo – Sulawesi
  • Seismic Geo Area: 2660 – Northern Molucca Sea
  • Earthquake depth: 48.2 km
  • Distances:
    1. 116km (72mi) WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
    2. 161km (100mi) NNW of Ternate, Indonesia
    3. 162km (100mi) N of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
    4. 228km (141mi) ENE of Bitung, Indonesia
    5. 996km (618mi) 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?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000syhz

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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