Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 13 May 1975 at 22:32 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 60 km depth
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.22°N / 126.094°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) ESE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) ESE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2292 km (1424 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||60 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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