Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Friday, 11 October 1996 at 04:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 52 km depth
Depth: 51.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.599°N / 126.585°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Todoko-Ranu (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (79 mi) NW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (112 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2358 km (1465 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||52 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Molucca Sea (Indonesia) 11 October 1996 04:28 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 12 Nov 1996 12:46 UTC| M 4.8 |59.3 km (36.8 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 04 Nov 1996 13:13 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details