Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 14 March 2001 at 18:56 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 109 km depth
Depth: 109.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.451°N / 121.892°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (81 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) WSW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) WSW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) WSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) WSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) NNE of Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1828 km (1136 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||109 km||Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 14 March 2001 18:56 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 02 Sep 2001 01:48 UTC| M 4.7 |150 km (93.2 mi) depth|46 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 09 Jul 2001 13:03 UTC| M 4.3 |150.8 km (93.7 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details