Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 286 km west of Bukittinggi, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Sunday, 18 October 2009 at 23:29 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 28 km depth
Depth: 28.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.935°S / 97.877°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
252 km (157 mi) W of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) W of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SSW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) W of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SSW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) S of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SSW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1156 km (718 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||28 km||Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia||USGS|
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