Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 10 November 2007 at 23:19 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 10 November 2007 at 23:19 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 10 Nov 2007 11:19:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.277°S / 100.531°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
222 km (138 mi) W of Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
259 km (161 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
260 km (161 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400)
299 km (186 mi) S of Pariaman (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 92,200)
628 km (390 mi) SW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
772 km (480 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.915 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, 10 November 23:19 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 20 Dec 2007 07:42 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    27.9 km (17.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Dec 2007 09:14 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    43.6 km (27.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 10 November 2007 at 23:19 (GMT)
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