Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Molucca Sea, 175 km a sud da Bitung, Sulawesi Settentrionale, Indonesia, giovedì, 18 agosto 1966

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Molucca Sea, 175 km a sud da Bitung, Sulawesi Settentrionale, Indonesia, giovedì, 18 agosto 1966

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 55 km depth

Data & ora: 18 Aug 1966 14:34:02 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 55.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0.111°S / 125.071°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Ambang (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km S da Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
162 km S da Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
175 km S da Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
179 km S da Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
235 km ESE da Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
271 km ENE da Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
276 km OSO da Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
292 km OSO da Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
515 km NNE da Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
2134 km ENE da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.155 kmMolucca Sea (Indonesia)USGS
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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 175 km south of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday, 18 August 1966 at 14:34 (GMT)
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