Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 20 November 2010 at 02:13 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 20 November 2010 at 02:13 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 20 Nov 2010 02:13:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 14.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.262°S / 100.256°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) WSW of Tiop (West Sumatra)
27 km (17 mi) SW of Buriai (West Sumatra)
184 km (114 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
231 km (144 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
257 km (160 mi) S of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
289 km (180 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
645 km (401 mi) SW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
801 km (498 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.815 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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