Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - Indian Ocean, 277 km a ovest da Bukittinggi, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, martedì, 18 agosto 2009

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - Indian Ocean, 277 km a ovest da Bukittinggi, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, martedì, 18 agosto 2009

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

Data & ora: 18 Aug 2009 16:26:48 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.1
Profondità: 19.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0.965°S / 97.964°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
243 km O da Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
266 km O da Padang (pop: 840,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
277 km OSO da Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
300 km O da Solok (pop: 48,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
308 km OSO da Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
362 km S da Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
422 km SSE da Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
476 km SSO da Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
578 km SO da Port Dickson (Malaysia) (pop: 89,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
1146 km ONO da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.120 kmKepulauan Batu, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Indian Ocean, 243 km west of Pariaman, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, 18 August 2009 16:26 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 29 Aug 2009 04:13 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35.8 km (22.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10896 km (6770 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 18 Aug 2009 17:50 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 243 km west of Pariaman, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 18 August 2009 at 16:26 (GMT)
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