Major magnitude. 7.2 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Monday, 25 February 2008 at 08:36 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.2 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Monday, 25 February 2008 at 08:36 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 25 Feb 2008 08:36:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.2
Profondeur: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.486°S / 99.972°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Raja-Sabanda (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km NW de Buriai (West Sumatra)
165 km WSW de Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
176 km SSW de Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
202 km SSW de Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400)
208 km S de Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
246 km S de Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700)
602 km SW de Singapore (Oyo State, Singapour) (pop: 3,547,800)
868 km WNW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 7.225 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, 25 February 08:36 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (67 quakes):
  • 14 Feb 2010 04:02 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    38.8 km (24.1 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2010 17:31 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Feb 2010 05:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Feb 2010 06:32 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    27.7 km (17.2 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Feb 2010 14:41 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Jan 2010 07:02 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    50.7 km (31.5 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11118 km (6909 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11118 km (6909 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 16 Jan 2010 18:33 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jan 2010 22:33 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    26.1 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    127 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2010 20:19 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    37.9 km (23.5 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jan 2010 06:19 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 2010 18:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    27.4 km (17 mi) depth
    |
    145 km (90 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Dec 2009 01:11 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    134 km (83 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 23 December 2009 at 01:11 (GMT)
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11118 km (6909 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 19 Oct 2009 16:35 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    73.8 km (45.9 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Major magnitude. 7.2 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Monday, 25 February 2008 at 08:36 (GMT)
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