Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 2.7 km northeast of Pulau Sedeng Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 25 August 1988 at 11:57 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 100 km depth
Date & time: 25 Aug 1988 11:57:11 UTC
Depth: 99.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.316°N / 127.796°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarakan (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NNE of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) N of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (212 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) SE of General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (326 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||1 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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