Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 9 November 1983 at 02:36 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
Depth: 40.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.418°N / 128.295°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2529 km (1571 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||41 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Halmahera, Indonesia, 9 November 1983 02:36 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 04 Jan 1984 20:07 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|12 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 04 Jan 1984 02:42 UTC| M 5.7 |44.1 km (27.4 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details