Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 11 September 1944 at 09:45 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 11 September 1944 at 09:45 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 11 Sep 1944 09:45:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.02°N / 126.161°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (74 mi) ESE of Bitung (pop: 137,400)
138 km (86 mi) W of Ternate (North Maluku) (pop: 101,700)
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara) (pop: 33,300)
154 km (96 mi) ESE of Tomohon (Sulawesi Utara) (pop: 27,600)
155 km (96 mi) ESE of Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900)
159 km (99 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan, North Maluku) (pop: 36,200)
714 km (444 mi) SSE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2291 km (1423 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.615 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 11 September 1944 at 09:45 (GMT)
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