Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 11:58 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 11:58 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: 10 Apr 2005 11:58:36 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.52°S / 99.04°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Maninjau (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) SW of Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
197 km (122 mi) WSW of Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
200 km (124 mi) SW of Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
229 km (142 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (West Sumatra) (pop: 121,600)
268 km (167 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
620 km (385 mi) WSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
1011 km (628 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.230 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, 10 April 11:58 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 10 Apr 2005 22:59 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2005 19:44 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 11:58 (GMT)
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