Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - Molucca Sea (Indonesia), jueves, 09 dic. 1993

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - Molucca Sea (Indonesia), jueves, 09 dic. 1993

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 16 km depth

Fecha & hora: 9 Dec 1993 11:38:27 UTC
Magnitud: 6.8
Profundidad: 15.9 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 0.425°N / 125.891°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Tongkoko (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km al SE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
146 km al SE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
156 km al SE de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
156 km al SE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
165 km al SE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
171 km al OSO de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
189 km al O de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
315 km al E de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
378 km al ENE de Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
2240 km al ENE de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.816 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.8 terremoto: Molucca Sea (Indonesia) Thu, 9 Dec 1993 11:38

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (17 quakes):
  • 03 Mar 1994 05:51 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    36.9 km (22.9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Dec 1993 20:17 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30.7 km (19.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Dec 1993 00:23 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    45.4 km (28.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Dec 1993 17:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    16.2 km (10.1 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Dec 1993 16:27 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Dec 1993 18:26 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Dec 1993 17:03 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Dec 1993 14:45 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Dec 1993 22:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    27.7 km (17.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Dec 1993 07:33 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    26.3 km (16.3 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1993 18:30 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1993 14:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    34.7 km (21.6 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1993 13:31 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    84.8 km (52.7 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1993 12:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1993 12:07 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33.7 km (20.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1993 12:05 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 1993 11:50 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    48.7 km (30.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - Molucca Sea (Indonesia), jueves, 09 dic. 1993
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