Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, on Friday, 22 April 2005 at 07:41 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, on Friday, 22 April 2005 at 07:41 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 89 km depth

Date & time: 22 Apr 2005 07:41:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 88.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.895°N / 126.094°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: North Kawio (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) SE of Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 7,510)
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Caburan (Davao del Sur, Philippines) (pop: 12,600)
143 km (89 mi) SE of Glan (Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines) (pop: 24,300)
161 km (100 mi) SE of Alabel (Soccsksargen, Philippines) (pop: 43,300)
170 km (105 mi) SE of General Santos (Soccsksargen, Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
186 km (116 mi) SE of Polomolok (Soccsksargen, Philippines) (pop: 64,000)
315 km (196 mi) SE of Budta (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2469 km (1534 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.489 kmKepulauan Talaud, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, 22 April 07:41 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 14 Jun 2005 19:34 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    45.2 km (28.1 mi) depth
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, on Friday, 22 April 2005 at 07:41 (GMT)
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