Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 4 January 1984 at 02:42 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 44 km depth
Depth: 44.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.392°N / 128.145°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (223 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (266 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2512 km (1561 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||44 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Halmahera, Indonesia, 4 January 1984 02:42 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 27 Feb 1984 20:16 UTC| M 4.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|28 km (18 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 04 Jan 1984 20:07 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|27 km (17 mi) distance| USGS | Details