Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Molucca Sea (Indonesia), lunes, 13 dic. 1999

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Molucca Sea (Indonesia), lunes, 13 dic. 1999

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 85 km depth

Fecha & hora: 13 Dec 1999 09:30:39 UTC
Magnitud: 5.9
Profundidad: 84.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2.077°N / 127.115°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Tobaru (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km al ONO de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
146 km al NNO de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
157 km al NNO de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
225 km al ENE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
247 km al ENE de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
259 km al ENE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
260 km al ENE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
271 km al ENE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
482 km al ENE de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
2433 km al ENE de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.985 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.9 terremoto: Molucca Sea (Indonesia) Mon, 13 Dec 1999 09:30

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 02 Jan 2000 18:43 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Dec 1999 22:31 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    91.3 km (56.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Dec 1999 21:46 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.9 - Molucca Sea (Indonesia), lunes, 13 dic. 1999
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