Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 124 km southeast of Libuton Laga Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Friday, 28 November 1986 at 22:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 64 km depth
Date & time: 28 Nov 1986 22:06:37 UTC
Depth: 63.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.239°S / 125.326°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
178 km (110 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
528 km (328 mi) NW of Amahai (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||64 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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