Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 29 September 1993 at 11:16 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 29 September 1993 at 11:16 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 97 km depth

Date & time: 29 Sep 1993 11:16:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 96.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.494°N / 121.528°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) NW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NNE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) WSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) WSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) NNE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) WSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (281 mi) E of Bontang (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1793 km (1114 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.497 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 29 September 1993 11:16 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 20 Feb 1994 03:02 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    188 km (116.8 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Dec 1993 04:57 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 29 September 1993 at 11:16 (GMT)
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