Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 October 2009 at 01:52 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 October 2009 at 01:52 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 9 km depth

Date & time: 1 Oct 2009 01:52:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.6
Profondeur: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.482°S / 101.524°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Kunyit (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km SSE de Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
156 km NW de Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
168 km NNW de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
174 km WNW de Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
214 km SE de Padang (pop: 840,400)
252 km WSW de Jambi City (Kota Jambi) (pop: 420,300)
493 km SSW de Singapore (Singapour) (pop: 3,547,800)
721 km NW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.69 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 1 October 01:52 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes):
  • 06 Mar 2010 02:24 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    79.4 km (49.3 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2010 17:31 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Jan 2010 07:02 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    50.7 km (31.5 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11291 km (7016 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11291 km (7016 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 17 Jan 2010 11:18 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    150.6 km (93.6 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 2010 18:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    27.4 km (17 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Oct 2009 02:20 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11291 km (7016 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11291 km (7016 mi) distance
    | | Details

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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 1 October 2009 at 01:52 (GMT)
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