Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Monday, 7 November 1983 at 22:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 50 km depth
Depth: 50.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.545°N / 128.359°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (243 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (261 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2540 km (1578 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||50 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Halmahera, Indonesia, 7 November 1983 22:09 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 09 Nov 1983 02:36 UTC| M 5.0 |40.7 km (25.3 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details