Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 at 14:57 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 at 14:57 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 26 km depth

Date & time: 26 Oct 2010 02:57:49 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 26.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.284°S / 99.551°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
173 km (108 mi) SSW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
206 km (128 mi) SW of Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
206 km (128 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
238 km (148 mi) SSW of Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
260 km (161 mi) SSW of Payakumbuh (West Sumatra) (pop: 121,600)
622 km (386 mi) SW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
919 km (571 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) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.726 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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