Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Teluk Tomini, 45 km southeast of Pulau Togean Island, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 April 1966 at 00:09 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.711°S / 122.191°E (Teluk Tomini, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (44 mi) WNW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1810 km (1125 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.5||20 km||Sulawesi, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Teluk Tomini, 45 km southeast of Pulau Togean Island, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, 23 April 1966 00:09 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 23 Apr 1966 08:56 UTC| M 6.1 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Teluk Tomini, 39 km southeast of Pulau Togean Island, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 April 1966 at 08:56 (GMT)