Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 April 1999 at 23:30 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 April 1999 at 23:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 1 Apr 1999 11:30:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.704°N / 119.662°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) W of Sendana
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Rodo (Central Sulawesi)
56 km (35 mi) W of Kombo (Central Sulawesi)
181 km (112 mi) N of Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400)
250 km (156 mi) ENE of Bontang (East Kalimantan) (pop: 101,700)
263 km (164 mi) NNW of Poso (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100)
384 km (239 mi) NE of Balikpapan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 433,900)
1618 km (1005 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.133 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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