Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 1 November 1989 at 09:49 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 37 km depth
Depth: 37.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.492°N / 128.14°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) N of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NNE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (238 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2556 km (1588 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||37 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Halmahera, Indonesia, 1 November 1989 09:49 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Dec 1989 01:11 UTC| M 4.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|34 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details