Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia, on Friday, 29 November 1985 at 12:45 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia, on Friday, 29 November 1985 at 12:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 28 km depth

Date & time: 29 Nov 1985 12:45:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 27.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.412°S / 97.657°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sorikmarapi (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
268 km (167 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (Kota Padang Sidempuan, Sumatera Utara) (pop: 100,600)
270 km (168 mi) SSW of Sibolga (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 79,700)
275 km (171 mi) W of Pariaman (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 92,200)
302 km (188 mi) W of Bukittinggi (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 98,700)
306 km (190 mi) W of Padang (pop: 840,400)
332 km (206 mi) W of Payakumbuh (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 121,600)
714 km (444 mi) WSW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
1207 km (750 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.028 kmKepulauan Batu, IndonesiaUSGS
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