Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 9 December 1993 at 12:40 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.354°N / 125.764°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sempu (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km (86 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2224 km (1382 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 12:40 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 12 Dec 1993 18:26 UTC| M 5.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 09 Dec 1993 14:11 UTC| M 5.1 |34.7 km (21.6 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details