Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 5 March 2010 at 16:07 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 5 March 2010 at 16:07 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 26 km depth

Date & time: 5 Mar 2010 04:07:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.8
Profondeur: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.762°S / 100.991°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Bukit Lumut (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km W de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
173 km W de Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
195 km SSW de Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
214 km WSW de Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
252 km W de Pagar Alam (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 70,400)
283 km W de Lahat (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 65,900)
646 km SSW de Singapore (Singapour) (pop: 3,547,800)
704 km WNW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.826 kmKepulauan Mentawai region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, 5 March 16:07 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (23 quakes):
  • 14 Aug 2010 13:37 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Aug 2010 01:35 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    51.5 km (32 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (55 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Aug 2010 02:29 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    26.4 km (16.4 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jul 2010 10:09 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11230 km (6978 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 27 Jul 2010 08:26 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    86.8 km (53.9 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jul 2010 05:18 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jun 2010 00:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    32.4 km (20.1 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2010 08:47 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    27.6 km (17.1 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 2010 15:02 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    35.3 km (21.9 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 May 2010 02:46 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    38.4 km (23.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 May 2010 18:32 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    24.1 km (15 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 2010 16:32 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 May 2010 00:25 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    56.7 km (35.2 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (61 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2010 09:13 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    27.8 km (17.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 May 2010 06:51 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    25.8 km (16 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 5 March 2010 at 16:07 (GMT)
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