Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 at 11:25 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 at 11:25 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 22 km depth

Date & time: 26 Oct 2010 11:25:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 22.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.717°S / 99.823°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Raja-Sabanda (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
189 km (118 mi) WSW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
205 km (128 mi) SSW of Padang (pop: 840,400)
232 km (144 mi) SSW of Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
236 km (146 mi) S of Pariaman (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 92,200)
275 km (171 mi) SSW of Bukittinggi (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 98,700)
292 km (182 mi) SSW of Payakumbuh (Sumatera Barat) (pop: 121,600)
632 km (393 mi) SW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
870 km (541 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.722 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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