Strong M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Halmahera, Indonesia

Strong M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Halmahera, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast of Halmahera, Indonesia at 08:49 UTC (17:49 LT) on June 4, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 106.9 km (66 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 105 km (65 miles). The epicenter was…

Powerful M7.3 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia

Powerful M7.3 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.3 hit Halmahera, Indonesia at 09:10 UTC (16:10 WIB) on July 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Indonesian BMKG is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The…

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hit off the coast of Halmahera, Indonesia

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hit off the coast of Halmahera, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit off the coast of Halmahera, North Maluku province of Indonesia at 17:26 UTC on February 17, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2…

Very strong M6.8 earthquake registered in Molucca Sea, Indonesia

Very strong M6.8 earthquake registered in Molucca Sea, Indonesia

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.8 (downgraded from M6.9) on the Richter scale was registered in Molucca Sea, Indonesia at 10:10 UTC (18:10 local time) on November 21, 2014. USGS is reporting depth of 48.2 km (30 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.8 at de

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Halmahera, Indonesia

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Halmahera, Indonesia

An earthquake with registered magnitude of 6.3 (USGS) struck Halmahera, Indonesia, on November 19, 2013, at 13:32 UTC. USGS measured depth at 63.6 km (39.5 miles), EMSC reports M 6.0 at depth of 67 km.

Epicenter was located 110 km (68 miles) NNE of Tobelo, and 232

Ash cloud 800 meter high at Dukono volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia

Ash cloud 800 meter high at Dukono volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia

Dukono volcano (North Halmahera regency, Indonesia) activity increased on September 6, 2011, sending volcanic ash clouds as high as 800 meters in the sky. The capital town of the Halmahera regency lies at the port of Tobelo, approx. 15 km from the volcano…