Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 4.5 KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA, on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 at 23:50 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 25 km depth
17 Oct 07:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.5°S / 100.49°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Tiop
42 km (26 mi) S of Buriai
189 km (118 mi) SSW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
200 km (124 mi) W of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
225 km (140 mi) W of Curup (pop: 46,200)
264 km (164 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
651 km (404 mi) SW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
766 km (476 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||25 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 4.5||25 km||4.5 KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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