Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 41 km northeast of Pulau Pittojat Island, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 01:26 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 41 km northeast of Pulau Pittojat Island, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 01:26 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 17 km depth

Date & time: 13 Sep 2007 01:26:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Profondeur: 16.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.9°S / 99.816°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Talang (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km SSO de Padang (pop: 840,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
146 km SSO de Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
154 km SO de Solok (pop: 48,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
176 km O de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
186 km SO de Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
187 km SSO de Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
208 km SSO de Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
324 km SSO de Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
345 km NO de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
916 km ONO de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.717 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Indian Ocean, 41 km northeast of Pulau Pittojat Island, Indonesia, 13 September 2007 01:26 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (11 quakes):
  • 23 Oct 2007 19:56 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Oct 2007 14:39 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2007 14:13 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    28.4 km (17.6 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Sep 2007 11:02 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2007 18:27 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2007 09:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2007 05:23 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    32.4 km (20.1 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2007 03:42 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2007 02:51 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    28.9 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2007 02:30 UTC
    | M 6.5 |
    28.9 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 44 km northeast of Pulau Siaimu Island, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 02:30 (GMT)
  • 13 Sep 2007 01:38 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    29.9 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 41 km northeast of Pulau Pittojat Island, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 01:26 (GMT)
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