Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 96 km southeast of Libuton Laga Island, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 February 1988 at 19:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 88 km depth
Date & time: 1 Feb 1988 19:15:39 UTC
Depth: 87.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.211°S / 124.925°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
169 km (105 mi) S of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) S of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) S of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) S of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ESE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) WSW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) NNE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (330 mi) NW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||88 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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