Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 15 February 2005 at 14:42 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 15 February 2005 at 14:42 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 40 km depth

Date & time: 15 Feb 2005 02:42:25 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.5
Profondeur: 39.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.756°N / 126.421°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: North Kawio (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km SE de Sarangani (Davao del Sur, Davao Region, Philippines) (pop: 7,510)
195 km SE de Alabel (Sarangani, Region XII, Philippines) (pop: 43,300)
205 km SE de General Santos (Region XII, Philippines) (pop: 679,600)
222 km SE de Polomolok (South Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Philippines) (pop: 64,000)
246 km S de Mati (Davao Oriental, Davao Region, Philippines) (pop: 105,900)
251 km SSE de Digos (Davao del Sur, Davao Region, Philippines) (pop: 116,100)
350 km SE de Budta (SOCCSKSARGEN, Philippines) (pop: 1,273,700)
2493 km ENE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.540 kmKepulauan Talaud, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, 15 February 14:42 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 19 Jul 2005 07:59 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2005 03:45 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    88.7 km (55.1 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Apr 2005 07:41 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    88.7 km (55.1 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 15 February 2005 at 14:42 (GMT)
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