Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 24 July 2010 at 15:17 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 24 July 2010 at 15:17 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 24 Jul 2010 03:17:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.348°S / 99.533°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Padang (pop: 840,400)
104 km (65 mi) SW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Solok (pop: 48,400)
148 km (92 mi) SW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
176 km (109 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600)
221 km (137 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
557 km (346 mi) S of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
975 km (606 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 5.035 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 24 July 2010 at 15:17 (GMT)
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