Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Thursday, 30 December 1999 at 22:31 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 91 km depth
Depth: 91.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.851°N / 127.085°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (64 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) SSE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510) --> See nearby quakes!
2420 km (1504 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||91 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Halmahera, Indonesia, 30 December 1999 22:31 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 02 Jan 2000 18:43 UTC| M 4.4 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details