Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Tuesday, 26 January 1999 at 10:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.352°N / 126.669°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
164 km (102 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) SSE of Glan (Sarangani, Philippines) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
2399 km (1491 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||33 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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