Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, 16 April 1992 at 08:00 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.186°N / 122.586°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) NW of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) N of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) W of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) W of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) W of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) W of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) W of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) NE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) NE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
1932 km (1200 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||30 km||Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 16 April 1992 08:00 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 02 Jul 1992 09:47 UTC| M 4.8 |87.3 km (54.2 mi) depth|51 km (31 mi) distance| USGS | Details