Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 40 km southwest of Pulau Gureda Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 11 February 1999 at 16:22 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 74 km depth
Date & time: 11 Feb 1999 16:22:30 UTC
Depth: 74.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.666°N / 125.991°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tongkoko (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) SE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) ESE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) W of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) W of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) E of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) ENE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) NNW of Ambon City (pop: 355,600) --> 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||74 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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