Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 129 km south of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, on Thursday, 22 June 2000 at 00:02 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 22 Jun 2000 00:02:21 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.257°S / 97.204°E (Indian Ocean, Cocos (Keeling) Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
129 km (80 mi) SSE of West Island (pop: 120) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||South Indian Ocean (Cocos (Keeling) Islands)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 22 Jun 2000 00:20 UTC| M 4.4 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details