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Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 56 km west of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 08:31 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 56 km west of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 08:31 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 30 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Sep 20, 2007 08:31:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.999°S / 100.141°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.999°N / 79.859°W
Nearest volcano: Talang (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) S of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) NW of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
879 km (546 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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6.730 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (94 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
Mar 1, 2008 22:25
14 years ago
4.0

35 km
34 km NE of Pulau Siabusabeu 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 07:27
14 years ago
4.5

35 km
31 km NE of Pulau Siabusabeu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Feb 26, 2008 05:29
14 years ago
4.7

35 km
Pulau Siabusabeu, 199 km S of Padang, 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 08:54
14 years ago
4.9

35 km
Pulau Siabusabeu, 186 km S of Padang, 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 25, 2008 02:08
14 years ago
4.2

35 km
54 km NE of Pulau Siruso 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 09:17
14 years ago
4.8

35 km
58 km NE of Pulau Siruso 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
Feb 13, 2008 22:19
14 years ago
4.5

35 km
Pulau Petojetsabu, 175 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, IndonesiaMore
Jan 30, 2008 17:22
14 years ago
4.2

51 km
28 km SW of Pulau Laut Island, IndonesiaMore
Jan 28, 2008 21:53
14 years ago
4.4

54 km
52 km N of Pulau Siruso Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Jan 26, 2008 20:51
14 years ago
4.2

24 km
Pulau Petojetsabu, 182 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, IndonesiaMore
Jan 11, 2008 05:15
14 years ago
4.5

35 km
15 km NW of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Jan 8, 2008 01:13
14 years ago
4.6

20 km
46 km E of Pulau Pittojat Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Jan 4, 2008 07:29
14 years ago
6.0

35 km
90 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, 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
Kepulauan Mentawai Region, IndonesiaMore
Dec 27, 2007 21:51
14 years ago
4.6

44 km
Pulau Baringin, 100 km S of Padang, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 23, 2007 01:47
14 years ago
4.4

18 km
21 km SE of Pulau Petojetsabu Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 20, 2007 03:10
14 years ago
4.4

51 km
54 km NE of Pulau Siruso Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 17, 2007 22:54
14 years ago
4.2

35 km
Pulau Petojetsabu, 178 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, 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
Dec 3, 2007 01:25
14 years ago
4.3

35 km
37 km NE of Pulau Siruso Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Dec 2, 2007 06:33
14 years ago
5.3

51 km
46 km SW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 29, 2007 01:45
14 years ago
4.8

48 km
41 km S of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 28, 2007 10:05
14 years ago
5.2

51 km
41 km S of Pulau Baringin 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 27, 2007 14:19
14 years ago
4.7

50 km
40 km SW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2007 17:10
14 years ago
4.8

68 km
37 km S of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2007 13:42
14 years ago
4.4

54 km
26 km S of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2007 11:03
14 years ago
5.0

35 km
43 km SW of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatra Barat, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2007 18:19
14 years ago
4.7

35 km
53 km N of Pulau Siruso 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
Kepulauan Mentawai Region, 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 16:04
15 years ago
4.6

35 km
26 km N of Pulau Taitaitanopo 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
Kepulauan Mentawai Region, IndonesiaMore
Oct 8, 2007 23:30
15 years ago
4.5

61 km
91 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, IndonesiaMore
Oct 5, 2007 06:52
15 years ago
4.2

35 km
32 km NE of Pulau Siruso Island, 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 30, 2007 05:48
15 years ago
4.7

35 km
Kepulauan Mentawai Region, 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 08:15
15 years ago
5.7

18 km
Kepulauan Mentawai Region, 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 22, 2007 04:36
15 years ago
4.8

31 km
55 km NE of Pulau Taitaitanopo 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
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