Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 9 December 2001 at 18:15 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 156 km depth
Depth: 156.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.002°S / 122.87°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) N of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) WSW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) WSW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (217 mi) ENE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) N of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1908 km (1186 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||156 km||Sulawesi, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Sulawesi, Indonesia, 9 December 2001 18:15 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 18 Dec 2001 02:09 UTC| M 5.1 |146.2 km (90.8 mi) depth|50 km (31 mi) distance| USGS | Details