Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 13 November 1983 at 13:16 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 13 November 1983 at 13:16 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 591 km depth

Date & time: 13 Nov 1983 01:16:56 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 590.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.435°N / 120.491°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km (102 mi) NNE of Palu (pop: 282,400)
206 km (128 mi) N of Poso (pop: 47,100)
286 km (178 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200)
298 km (185 mi) WNW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800)
336 km (209 mi) E of Bontang (pop: 101,700)
383 km (238 mi) N of Palopo (pop: 129,300)
632 km (393 mi) N of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700)
1686 km (1048 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1591 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 13 November 13:16 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 11 Dec 1983 07:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    231.9 km (144.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 13 November 1983 at 13:16 (GMT)
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