Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Halmahera Sea, 35 km southeast of Tobelo, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 8 November 1983 at 01:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 8 Nov 1983 01:19:16 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.465°N / 128.174°E (Halmahera Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dukono (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (21 mi) SSE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) WSW of Tobi Village (Hatobohei, Palau) (pop: 44) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||33 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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