Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Monday, 11 August 2003 at 00:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.142°N / 128.152°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hamiding (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) WNW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
2503 km (1556 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||10 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Halmahera, Indonesia, 11 August 2003 00:19 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 11 Aug 2003 00:22 UTC| M 5.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|14 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details