Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Monday, 25 February 2008 at 14:14 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Monday, 25 February 2008 at 14:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 39 km depth

Date & time: 25 Feb 2008 02:14:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 38.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.301°S / 99.997°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kerinci (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) SSW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
157 km (98 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
182 km (113 mi) SSW of Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
188 km (117 mi) S of Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
225 km (140 mi) S of Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
242 km (151 mi) SSW of Payakumbuh (West Sumatra) (pop: 121,600)
586 km (364 mi) SW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
875 km (544 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.039 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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