Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 9 December 1993 at 12:05 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.315°N / 125.739°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sempu (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
141 km (88 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2220 km (1379 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||33 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Molucca Sea (Indonesia) 9 December 1993 12:05 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 09 Dec 1993 14:11 UTC| M 5.1 |34.7 km (21.6 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 09 Dec 1993 12:40 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details