Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA, on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 at 20:07 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA, on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 at 20:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 40 km depth

14 Aug 20:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2013 08:07:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.35°S / 100.26°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Tiop
34 km (21 mi) SW of Buriai
191 km (119 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
228 km (142 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
267 km (166 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400)
289 km (180 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
652 km (405 mi) SW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
796 km (495 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.040 km KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.02.7 km164km SW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS

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