Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Monday, 13 December 1993 at 17:13 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 16 km depth
Depth: 16.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.491°N / 126.292°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamalama (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
517 km (321 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
2284 km (1419 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||16 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Molucca Sea (Indonesia) 13 December 1993 17:13 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 15 Dec 1993 00:23 UTC| M 5.1 |45.4 km (28.2 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 14 Dec 1993 21:41 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details