Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 May 1975 at 10:18 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 May 1975 at 10:18 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 70 km depth

Date & time: 27 May 1975 10:18:35 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.769°N / 122.621°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) N of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) WSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) WSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) WSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) WSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) ENE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (309 mi) NNE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1916 km (1191 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.170 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 May 1975 at 10:18 (GMT)
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