Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 March 1970 at 18:36 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 March 1970 at 18:36 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 27 Mar 1970 06:36:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.7
Profondeur: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.288°N / 119.364°E (Indonésie)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km NW de Masila (Central Sulawesi)
145 km NNW de Palu (Provincia de Valparaiso, Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400)
210 km E de Bontang (Halton, East Kalimantan) (pop: 101,700)
243 km NW de Poso (Mandeville Proper, Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100)
262 km ENE de Samarinda (Primorskiy Rayon, East Kalimantan) (pop: 355,200)
270 km ENE de Loa Janan (Chōfu-shi, East Kalimantan) (pop: 212,800)
605 km N de Makassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700)
1567 km ENE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 6.725 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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