Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 November 2007 at 11:04 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 November 2007 at 11:04 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 32 km depth

Date & time: 7 Nov 2007 11:04:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 31.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.645°S / 100.722°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
172 km (107 mi) W of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
192 km (119 mi) SSW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
201 km (125 mi) W of Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
241 km (150 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
283 km (176 mi) W of Pagar Alam (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 70,400)
303 km (188 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400)
650 km (404 mi) SSW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
736 km (457 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 5.132 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, 7 November 11:04 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 20 Dec 2007 07:42 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    27.9 km (17.3 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 7 November 2007 at 11:04 (GMT)
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