Strong but harmless seaquake in Molucca Sea

manado, north sulawesi

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Earthquake Report comment :
Epicenter in the Molucca Sea 175 km from Manado (Sulawesi). estimates that this earthquake due to the distance to the nearest islands will not be dangerous. NO tsunami bulletins have been published by NOAA.
Initially published as a M 6.1 earthquake, USGS later decreased the Magnitude value to 5.7.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude :  Mw 5.7
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 09:05:27 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 26 km
Geo-location(s) :
175 km (105 miles) S of Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia
235 km (145 miles) ESE of Gorontalo, Sulawesi, Indonesia
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