Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 December 1989 at 20:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 151 km depth
Depth: 151.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.141°N / 123.34°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1963 km (1220 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.7||151 km||Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 9 December 1989 20:38 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 18 Apr 1990 13:54 UTC| M 5.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|34 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details
Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 9 December 1989 at 20:38 (GMT)
- 21 Dec 1939 21:00| 8.1 |35km / 22mi|81 years ago|95km / 59mi| Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 06 Aug 1984 12:01| 7.4 |242km / 151mi|36 years ago|95km / 59mi| Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 28 Mar 1964 11:30| 7.4 |130km / 81mi|57 years ago|141km / 88mi| Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 08 Nov 1941 23:37| 7.4 |35km / 22mi|79 years ago|91km / 56mi| Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 30 Jun 1964 13:46| 6.6 |20km / 12.4mi|57 years ago|121km / 75mi| Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 03 Oct 1936 21:50| 6.6 |25km / 16mi|84 years ago|145km / 90mi| Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 16 Oct 1945 16:03| 6.5 |55km / 34mi|75 years ago|62km / 38mi| Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 23 Feb 1923 05:52| 6.5 |35km / 22mi|98 years ago|88km / 54mi| Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 02 Dec 1959 09:34| 6.4 |25km / 16mi|61 years ago|121km / 75mi| Sulawesi, Indonesia
- 21 Oct 1955 23:09| 6.4 |35km / 22mi|65 years ago|71km / 44mi| Sulawesi, Indonesia
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