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Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 21 km east of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 15:43 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 21 km east of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 15:43 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 26 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Sep 26, 2007 15:43:01 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.787°S / 99.488°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.787°N / 80.512°W
Nearest volcano: Talang (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) SW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) SW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) NW of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
953 km (592 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.126 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Mar 23, 2008 03:52
14 years ago
4.2

40 km
58 km NE of Pulau Pittojat 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 3, 2008 02:37
14 years ago
6.2

25 km
34 km E of Pulau Pittojat 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
Jan 3, 2008 09:35
14 years ago
4.4

29 km
Pulau Karangmajat, 153 km SW of Padang, 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 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
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 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 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
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

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