Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - 93 km east of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, June 3, 1925 at 04:33 GMT
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.292°N / 126.01°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.292°S / 53.99°W
Nearest volcano: Tangkoko (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|7.0||15 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Jul 10, 1926 10:51|
96 years ago
|136 km SE of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia||More|
|Dec 27, 1925 10:28|
96 years ago
|126 km E of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia||More|