Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 February 2008 at 08:53 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 February 2008 at 08:53 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 28 km depth

Date & time: 24 Feb 2008 08:53:37 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 27.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.343°S / 99.954°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kerinci (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Padang (pop: 840,400)
163 km (101 mi) WSW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
189 km (117 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400)
193 km (120 mi) S of Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
231 km (143 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
248 km (154 mi) SSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600)
675 km (419 mi) SSE of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
877 km (545 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.228 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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