Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 at 14:35 (GMT)

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 at 14:35 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 19 km depth

Date & time: 26 Oct 2010 02:35:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 19.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.205°S / 100.223°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) W of Tiop (West Sumatra)
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Buriai (West Sumatra)
182 km (113 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
236 km (147 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
251 km (156 mi) S of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
293 km (182 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
642 km (399 mi) SW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
807 km (501 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.519 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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