Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 116 km southeast of Libuton Laga Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 11 February 1987 at 20:42 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 11 Feb 1987 20:42:56 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.353°S / 125.041°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
185 km (115 mi) S of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) S of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) NE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||33 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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