Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 14 August 2010 at 13:37 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 14 August 2010 at 13:37 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 14 Aug 2010 01:37:53 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.953°S / 100.574°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
188 km (117 mi) W of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
223 km (138 mi) WSW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
230 km (143 mi) SSW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
264 km (164 mi) WSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
297 km (184 mi) W of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
335 km (208 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400)
739 km (459 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
755 km (469 mi) WNW of Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100)
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, 14 August 2010 at 13:37 (GMT)
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