Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 14:47 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 April 2005 at 14:47 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: 10 Apr 2005 02:47:24 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.648°S / 99.624°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) SW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Pariaman (Banas Kantha, West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
149 km (92 mi) SW of Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Bukittinggi (Passos, West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
195 km (121 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (Panch Mahals, West Sumatra) (pop: 121,600)
202 km (125 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (Jaman South, Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
572 km (356 mi) SW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
949 km (589 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.330 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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