Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 10 September 1996 at 06:20 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 10 September 1996 at 06:20 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 10 Sep 1996 06:20:53 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.119°N / 120.208°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
229 km (142 mi) N of Palu (pop: 282,400)
286 km (178 mi) NNW of Poso (pop: 47,100)
322 km (200 mi) ENE of Bontang (pop: 101,700)
324 km (201 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200)
380 km (236 mi) SE of Tarakan (pop: 97,500)
385 km (239 mi) ENE of Samarinda (pop: 355,200)
702 km (436 mi) N of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700)
1693 km (1052 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.233 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 10 September 06:20 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 23 Sep 1996 11:07 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Sep 1996 15:16 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 10 September 1996 at 06:20 (GMT)
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