Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 October 1998 at 04:41 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 124 km depth
Depth: 123.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.673°N / 127.154°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gamkonora (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) E of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2420 km (1504 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> 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||124 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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