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Great mag. 9.1 earthquake - 2004 Sumatra - Andaman Islands Earthquake (Indonesia) on Sunday, 26 December 2004

Great mag. 9.1 earthquake  - 2004 Sumatra - Andaman Islands Earthquake (Indonesia) on Sunday, 26 December 2004
Date & time: Sunday, 26 December 2004 00:58 UTC
Magnitude: 9.1
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.295°N / 95.982°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Telago (160 km / 99 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1018 joules (7.8 x 105 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 108 tons of TNT or 42100.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Aftershocks of the 9.1 quake: 2004 Sumatra - Andaman Islands Earthquake (Indonesia), 26 Dec 2004 00h58

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (1085 quakes):
  • 23 Dec 2009 01:11 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    648 km (403 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia on Wednesday, 23 December 2009
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10675 km (6633 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 19 Dec 2009 13:43 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    43.9 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 2009 21:29 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia on Wednesday, 9 December 2009
  • 01 Dec 2009 11:40 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33.6 km (20.9 mi) depth
    |
    1201 km (746 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10675 km (6633 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 26 Nov 2009 06:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    39.2 km (24.4 mi) depth
    |
    1202 km (747 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10675 km (6633 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 12 Nov 2009 19:39 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    69.2 km (43 mi) depth
    |
    1194 km (742 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10675 km (6633 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 10 Nov 2009 02:48 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    698 km (434 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Nicobar Islands, India Region on Tuesday, 10 November 2009
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10675 km (6633 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 02 Nov 2009 21:35 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    15.7 km (9.8 mi) depth
    |
    1239 km (770 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10675 km (6633 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 16 Oct 2009 10:01 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    1490 km (926 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10675 km (6633 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • Show all

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Great mag. 9.1 earthquake - 2004 Sumatra - Andaman Islands Earthquake (Indonesia) on Sunday, 26 December 2004

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