Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 87 km north of Pulau Tuanane Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 2 January 1989 at 09:33 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 87 km north of Pulau Tuanane Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, on Monday, 2 January 1989 at 09:33 (GMT)

Séisme modéré magnitude 5.1 at 33 km depth

Date & time: 2 Jan 1989 09:33:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.136°N / 128.458°E (Philippines Sea, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Tarakan (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
164 km NNE de Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
285 km NNE de Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
287 km NNE de Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
408 km ENE de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
441 km ENE de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
444 km ENE de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
454 km ENE de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
492 km SSE de Mati (Philippines) (pop: 105,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
492 km SE de General Santos (Philippines) (pop: 679,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
545 km NO de Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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5.133 kmnorth of Halmahera, IndonesiaUSGS
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