Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Friday, 10 December 1993 at 07:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 26.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.222°N / 125.594°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sempu (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (88 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SSE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2201 km (1368 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||26 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Molucca Sea (Indonesia) 10 December 1993 07:33 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Jan 1994 19:16 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details