Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Halmahera Sea, 40 km northeast of Pulau Roni Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 14 November 1983 at 18:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 57 km depth
Date & time: 14 Nov 1983 18:55:59 UTC
Depth: 57.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.298°N / 128.12°E (Halmahera Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hamiding (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) SSE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) WSW of Tobi Village (Hatobohei, Palau) (pop: 44) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> 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||57 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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