Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 13:43 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 13:43 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 13 Sep 2007 01:43:58 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.918°S / 100.267°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Raja-Sabanda (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (98 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
219 km (136 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400)
239 km (149 mi) S of Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
243 km (151 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
256 km (159 mi) S of Pariaman (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 92,200)
291 km (181 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
615 km (382 mi) SW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
816 km (507 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.135 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, 13 September 13:43 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 15 Sep 2007 01:41 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35.1 km (21.8 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 13:43 (GMT)
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