Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 48 km north of Pulau Tuanane Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 11 April 1988 at 10:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 86 km depth
Date & time: 11 Apr 1988 10:01:35 UTC
Depth: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.847°N / 128.184°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (78 mi) N of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NNE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NNE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (307 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) SE of Maluñgun (Philippines) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) SE of Polomolok (Philippines) (pop: 64,000) --> 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||86 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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