Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 10:45 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 10:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: 10 Apr 2005 10:45:49 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.606°S / 99.618°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) SW of Padang (pop: 840,400)
123 km (77 mi) SW of Pariaman (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 92,200)
146 km (91 mi) SW of Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
167 km (104 mi) SW of Bukittinggi (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 98,700)
182 km (113 mi) SW of Sijunjung (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 27,800)
191 km (119 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 121,600)
570 km (354 mi) SW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
952 km (591 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.730 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, 10 April 10:45 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes):
  • 17 Apr 2005 21:23 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    21.6 km (13.4 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Apr 2005 02:59 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    30.7 km (19.1 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2005 04:30 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2005 04:17 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    22.3 km (13.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2005 03:54 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Apr 2005 01:24 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Apr 2005 18:51 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Apr 2005 18:19 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    23.9 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 19:19 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    28.5 km (17.7 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 19:14 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    23.5 km (14.6 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 17:24 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 17:24 (GMT)
  • 10 Apr 2005 15:44 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    27.7 km (17.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 14:47 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 14:25 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 13:40 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    21.4 km (13.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 12:22 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    25.9 km (16.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 11:55 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    29.4 km (18.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 11:45 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 11:14 UTC
    | M 6.5 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 11:14 (GMT)
  • 10 Apr 2005 10:55 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    27.1 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 10:45 (GMT)

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