Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 91 km southeast of Pulau Tulang Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 5 December 1984 at 01:15 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 80 km depth
Date & time: 5 Dec 1984 01:15:33 UTC
Depth: 79.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.295°N / 125.345°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Soputan (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SSE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (197 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
545 km (338 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||80 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Dec 1984 04:50 UTC| M 5.8 |34.5 km (21.4 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details