Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 October 1983 at 05:32 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 October 1983 at 05:32 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 40 km depth

Date & time: 16 Oct 1983 05:32:28 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.5
Profondeur: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.084°N / 121.052°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Una Una (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
232 km WNW de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200)
258 km NNE de Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400)
278 km N de Poso (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100)
298 km NW de Luwuk (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,800)
411 km ENE de Bontang (East Kalimantan) (pop: 101,700)
462 km W de Bitung (pop: 137,400)
716 km NNE de Makassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700)
1774 km ENE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.540 kmMinahasa, Sulawesi, IndonesiaUSGS
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