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Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 44 km northeast of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 02:30 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 44 km northeast of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 02:30 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 29 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Sep 13, 2007 02:30:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 28.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.689°S / 99.668°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.689°N / 80.332°W
Nearest volcano: Talang (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) SW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) NW of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
942 km (585 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.529 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (112 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Mar 9, 2008 09:16
14 years ago
4.6

35 km
24 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Mar 6, 2008 03:36
14 years ago
5.3

35 km
32 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Mar 5, 2008 13:26
14 years ago
4.1

28 km
56 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Mar 3, 2008 02:37
14 years ago
6.2

25 km
34 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 27, 2008 10:25
14 years ago
4.9

35 km
50 km NE of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2008 04:42
14 years ago
4.0

35 km
30 km SE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2008 21:02
14 years ago
6.7

25 km
34 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2008 18:06
14 years ago
6.6

25 km
47 km SE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2008 14:14
14 years ago
5.0

39 km
50 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2008 13:33
14 years ago
5.3

36 km
48 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2008 10:38
14 years ago
5.1

35 km
33 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 25, 2008 08:36
14 years ago
7.2

25 km
29 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2008 14:57
14 years ago
5.4

25 km
25 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2008 14:46
14 years ago
6.5

22 km
38 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2008 14:40
14 years ago
5.3

23 km
31 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 24, 2008 08:53
14 years ago
5.2

28 km
45 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 23, 2008 18:52
14 years ago
4.8

35 km
48 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 23, 2008 13:07
14 years ago
4.6

35 km
53 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 23, 2008 07:17
14 years ago
5.6

33 km
26 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 23, 2008 02:09
14 years ago
4.6

35 km
52 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 21, 2008 23:55
14 years ago
5.7

24 km
45 km SE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 21, 2008 05:42
14 years ago
4.2

16 km
47 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 20, 2008 00:19
14 years ago
4.1

35 km
55 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 19, 2008 17:26
14 years ago
4.9

26 km
40 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 19, 2008 17:01
14 years ago
5.4

14 km
35 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Jan 30, 2008 17:22
14 years ago
4.2

51 km
28 km SW of Pulau Laut Island, IndonesiaMore
Jan 8, 2008 01:13
14 years ago
4.6

20 km
46 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Jan 3, 2008 09:35
14 years ago
4.4

29 km
Pulau Karangmajat, 153 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 28, 2007 16:22
14 years ago
4.2

35 km
41 km SE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 27, 2007 21:51
14 years ago
4.6

44 km
Pulau Baringin, 100 km S of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 14, 2007 06:57
14 years ago
4.3

35 km
45 km NE of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 11, 2007 13:01
14 years ago
3.8

32 km
49 km NE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2007 10:50
14 years ago
4.6

35 km
40 km NE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 27, 2007 15:46
14 years ago
5.3

35 km
27 km S of Pulau Aurgadang Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2007 17:41
14 years ago
6.0

35 km
45 km SW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2007 13:42
14 years ago
4.6

37 km
23 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2007 00:40
15 years ago
4.5

35 km
32 km E of Siberut Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 14, 2007 11:41
15 years ago
4.6

22 km
Pulau Karangmajat, 160 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 14, 2007 10:37
15 years ago
4.8

35 km
Pulau Siaimu, 145 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 11, 2007 15:09
15 years ago
4.1

35 km
29 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2007 06:34
15 years ago
4.4

35 km
Pulau Baringin, 90 km W of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, IndonesiaMore
Oct 26, 2007 12:53
15 years ago
4.1

35 km
Pulau Pittojat, 148 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 23, 2007 19:56
15 years ago
5.8

30 km
44 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 22, 2007 22:49
15 years ago
4.8

35 km
21 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 20, 2007 21:19
15 years ago
4.7

35 km
46 km NE of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 20, 2007 20:30
15 years ago
4.9

35 km
44 km N of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 19, 2007 13:19
15 years ago
4.0

35 km
21 km S of Pulau Karangmajat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 13, 2007 14:01
15 years ago
4.9

35 km
24 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 12, 2007 05:32
15 years ago
4.6

35 km
36 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 10, 2007 00:19
15 years ago
5.9

27 km
23 km NE of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 9, 2007 22:28
15 years ago
4.5

35 km
58 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 9, 2007 09:42
15 years ago
4.7

40 km
61 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 9, 2007 01:51
15 years ago
4.2

35 km
Pulau Pittojat, 148 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 2, 2007 14:39
15 years ago
5.1

35 km
42 km NE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Oct 1, 2007 18:16
15 years ago
4.3

35 km
27 km W of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 27, 2007 03:39
15 years ago
4.6

12 km
20 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 26, 2007 18:36
15 years ago
5.1

24 km
Pulau Siaimu, 140 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 26, 2007 15:43
15 years ago
6.1

26 km
21 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 25, 2007 08:27
15 years ago
5.3

35 km
25 km NW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 24, 2007 13:58
15 years ago
4.3

39 km
58 km W of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 24, 2007 09:51
15 years ago
5.4

35 km
42 km SW of Pulau Nyamuk Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 24, 2007 00:37
15 years ago
4.1

35 km
26 km W of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 23, 2007 14:13
15 years ago
5.5

28 km
46 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 22, 2007 11:02
15 years ago
5.3

35 km
48 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 21, 2007 13:33
15 years ago
5.1

25 km
Pulau Pittojat, 165 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 20, 2007 08:31
15 years ago
6.7

30 km
56 km W of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 18, 2007 22:03
15 years ago
4.3

35 km
Pulau Pittojat, 149 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 18, 2007 22:00
15 years ago
4.4

35 km
31 km NE of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 18, 2007 16:52
15 years ago
4.7

19 km
Pulau Pittojat, 176 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 18, 2007 16:47
15 years ago
4.3

35 km
Pulau Pittojat, 168 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 17, 2007 20:58
15 years ago
4.2

35 km
55 km NE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 17, 2007 09:02
15 years ago
4.3

35 km
45 km NE of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 17, 2007 03:38
15 years ago
3.9

35 km
30 km S of Pulau Nyamuk Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 17, 2007 02:19
15 years ago
4.4

35 km
63 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 16, 2007 14:11
15 years ago
4.8

17 km
46 km NE of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 16, 2007 06:01
15 years ago
4.7

37 km
61 km W of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 16, 2007 04:45
15 years ago
4.6

38 km
51 km W of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 16, 2007 01:55
15 years ago
4.6

28 km
Pulau Pittojat, 177 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 15, 2007 23:43
15 years ago
4.8

35 km
32 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 15, 2007 18:29
15 years ago
5.0

31 km
26 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 15, 2007 18:27
15 years ago
5.0

35 km
47 km NE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 15, 2007 07:27
15 years ago
4.6

35 km
62 km SW of Pulau Laut Island, IndonesiaMore
Sep 15, 2007 03:47
15 years ago
4.7

22 km
56 km W of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 15, 2007 01:24
15 years ago
4.3

35 km
48 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 14, 2007 18:37
15 years ago
4.7

35 km
29 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 14, 2007 11:06
15 years ago
4.6

35 km
57 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 14, 2007 10:27
15 years ago
4.3

35 km
Pulau Karangmajat, 151 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 14, 2007 10:11
15 years ago
4.5

35 km
52 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 14, 2007 04:03
15 years ago
5.2

29 km
64 km SW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 20:52
15 years ago
4.8

35 km
33 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 18:30
15 years ago
5.0

41 km
38 km N of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 18:28
15 years ago
4.7

35 km
57 km SW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 16:59
15 years ago
5.5

30 km
48 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 15:00
15 years ago
4.4

35 km
Pulau Pittojat, 167 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 12:13
15 years ago
4.9

35 km
Pulau Siaimu, 149 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 11:57
15 years ago
4.9

35 km
34 km N of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 11:13
15 years ago
4.8

35 km
50 km SW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 09:21
15 years ago
5.3

35 km
33 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 08:38
15 years ago
4.5

35 km
62 km SW of Pulau Nyamuk Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 08:17
15 years ago
4.7

35 km
40 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 06:32
15 years ago
5.2

34 km
21 km N of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 06:28
15 years ago
5.0

28 km
Pulau Pittojat, 148 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 05:23
15 years ago
5.5

32 km
39 km E of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 05:08
15 years ago
4.5

35 km
38 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 04:54
15 years ago
4.3

35 km
26 km SW of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 04:06
15 years ago
5.1

29 km
46 km NE of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 03:42
15 years ago
5.1

35 km
21 km NE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 03:35
15 years ago
7.0

22 km
Pulau Pittojat, 154 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 03:03
15 years ago
4.7

9.9 km
26 km NE of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 02:51
15 years ago
5.4

29 km
31 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 02:48
15 years ago
4.8

22 km
Pulau Pittojat, 179 km SW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Sep 13, 2007 02:43
15 years ago
4.1

35 km
23 km N of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
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