Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 15 km northwest of Pulau Deherete Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 7 June 1988 at 16:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 7 Jun 1988 16:09:48 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.387°N / 127.666°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) NNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) N of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) N of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) SE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
540 km (336 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||33 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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