Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Friday, 24 March 2000 at 12:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 42 km depth
Depth: 42.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.189°N / 126.311°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hiri (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) WNW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) ESE of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WNW of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) ESE of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) E of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) E of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WSW of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) ENE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2313 km (1437 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||42 km||Molucca Sea (Indonesia)||USGS|
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