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M6.2 earthquake - 166km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia, Friday, 14 September 2012 at 04:51 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 166km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia on Friday, 14 September 2012

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 166km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia on Friday, 14 September 2012
14 Sep 05:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 14 September 2012 04:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:51 (Asia/Jakarta)
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 19.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.3626°S / 100.588°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
192 km (120 mi) NW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
763 km (474 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 14 Sep 04:51 UTCM 6.2 / 30 kmKEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:51 (Asia/Jakarta) (14 Sep 04:51:47 UTC)M 6.2 / 19.8 km166km SSW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS
Fri, 14 Sep 04:51 UTCM 6.1 / 33 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Fri, 14 Sep 04:51 UTCM 6.2Southern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:51 WIB (14 Sep 04:51:49 UTC)M 6.1 / 38 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

shake map
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: 166km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia, 14 Sep 2012 04:51

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 15 Dec 2012 19:16 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Nov 2012 02:10 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    38.7 km (24 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Oct 2012 16:29 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 14 Sep 2012 06:04 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 166km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia on Friday, 14 September 2012
 

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