Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 48 km southeast of Libuton Kelapa Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Sunday, 9 June 1985 at 17:17 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 95 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jun 1985 17:17:22 UTC
Depth: 95.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.123°N / 124.625°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) S of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (287 mi) ENE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (361 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||95 km||Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia||USGS|
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