Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 135 km southeast of Libuton Laga Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Saturday, 28 November 1987 at 07:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 28 Nov 1987 07:18:01 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.331°S / 125.378°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
189 km (118 mi) SSE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) SSE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SSE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (320 mi) NE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||33 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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