Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Sunday, 2 January 2000 at 18:43 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.902°N / 127.137°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tobaru (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) W of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ENE of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) ENE of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2428 km (1508 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||33 km||Halmahera, Indonesia||USGS|
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