Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 9 December 1993 at 14:11 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 34.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.273°N / 125.718°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sempu (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (90 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2216 km (1377 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||35 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Molucca Sea (Indonesia) 9 December 1993 14:11 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 10 Dec 1993 07:33 UTC| M 5.0 |26.3 km (16.3 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details