Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - Halmahera, Indonesia, sabato, 22 luglio 1989

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - Halmahera, Indonesia, sabato, 22 luglio 1989

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 142 km depth

Data & ora: 22 Jul 1989 05:02:11 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.5
Profondità: 141.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.299°N / 128.142°E (Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Tarakan (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km NNE da Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
185 km NNE da Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
188 km NNE da Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
341 km ENE da Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
376 km ENE da Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
377 km ENE da Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
387 km ENE da Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
495 km NO da Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
537 km SE da General Santos (Filippine) (pop: 679,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
2548 km ENE da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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 6.5142 kmHalmahera, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Halmahera, Indonesia, 22 July 1989 05:02 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 23 Dec 1989 18:15 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    224.4 km (139.4 mi) depth
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Nov 1989 09:49 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    37.3 km (23.2 mi) depth
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Sep 1989 02:00 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    38.3 km (23.8 mi) depth
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Aug 1989 06:36 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    113.8 km (70.7 mi) depth
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia, on Saturday, 22 July 1989 at 05:02 (GMT)
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