Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 26 January 1999 at 09:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 143 km depth
Depth: 143.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.196°N / 126.688°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (275 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2394 km (1488 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||143 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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