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Great mag. 8.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 12 September 2007

Great mag. 8.4 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 12 September 2007
Date & time: Wednesday, 12 September 2007 11:10 UTC
Magnitude: 8.4
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.438°S / 101.367°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) SW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
167 km (104 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
638 km (396 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1017 joules (69775 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6 x 107 tons of TNT or 3752.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 12 Sep 11:10 UTCM 8.4 / 34 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 8.4 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 12 Sep 2007 11:10

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (457 quakes):
  • 13 Sep 2010 09:47 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    66.6 km (41.4 mi) depth
    |
    398 km (247 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2010 07:25 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    51.1 km (31.8 mi) depth
    |
    494 km (307 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Sep 2010 08:13 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Sep 2010 09:11 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    83.5 km (51.9 mi) depth
    |
    424 km (263 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2010 13:04 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    40.1 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    419 km (261 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2010 07:22 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10.6 km (6.6 mi) depth
    |
    359 km (223 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2010 04:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    377 km (234 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11271 km (7003 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 07 Sep 2010 00:57 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    360 km (224 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11271 km (7003 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 06 Sep 2010 17:15 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    138.5 km (86.1 mi) depth
    |
    249 km (154 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11271 km (7003 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 05 Sep 2010 09:08 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    24.6 km (15.3 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Sep 2010 16:25 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    252 km (156 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11271 km (7003 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 03 Sep 2010 17:06 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    73.2 km (45.5 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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