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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia on Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake  - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia on Wednesday, 11 February 2009
Date & time: Wednesday, 11 February 2009 17:34 UTC
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.886°N / 126.387°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Awu (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
197 km (123 mi) SE of Sarangani (pop: 7,500)
2444 km (1519 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 11 Feb 17:34 UTCM 7.2 / 20 kmKepulauan Talaud, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake: Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, 11 Feb 2009 17:34

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (287 quakes):
  • 13 Feb 2011 12:10 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    104.5 km (64.9 mi) depth
    |
    159 km (99 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Feb 2011 11:06 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    77.4 km (48.1 mi) depth
    |
    165 km (103 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Feb 2011 20:28 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    59.7 km (37.1 mi) depth
    |
    157 km (97 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jan 2011 06:22 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jan 2011 03:53 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    78.6 km (48.8 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jan 2011 16:03 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14047 km (8728 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 12 Jan 2011 01:45 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    47.1 km (29.3 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Dec 2010 01:57 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Dec 2010 04:30 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    124.3 km (77.2 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Dec 2010 19:21 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    87.9 km (54.6 mi) depth
    |
    171 km (107 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Dec 2010 17:54 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Dec 2010 21:25 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    77.1 km (47.9 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Dec 2010 15:02 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    133.8 km (83.1 mi) depth
    |
    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Dec 2010 12:05 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    67.6 km (42 mi) depth
    |
    170 km (106 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14047 km (8728 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia on Wednesday, 11 February 2009
 

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