Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Saturday, 27 February 1999 at 13:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.183°N / 126.577°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ruang (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) WNW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2382 km (1480 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||33 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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