Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sunday, 11 May 2003 at 17:51 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.988°S / 126.938°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Amasing (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
204 km (127 mi) SSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (208 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) SE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2304 km (1432 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||30 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Molucca Sea (Indonesia) 11 May 2003 17:51 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Jul 2003 12:57 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details