Magnitude 6.7 - KEPULAUAN MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA

2005 April 10 10:29:11 UTC

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location 1.660°S, 99.540°E
Depth19 km (11.8 miles) set by location program
RegionKEPULAUAN MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA
Distances
115 km (70 miles) SW of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia
315 km (195 miles) SW of Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia
580 km (360 miles) SSW of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
930 km (580 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 6 km (3.7 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=208, Nph=208, Dmin=777.2 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDuswsap
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Felt Reports

Felt (V) at Padang; (IV) at Padangsidempuan; (II) on Nias and at Pekanbaru. Felt (III) at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and (III) in Singapore. A tsunami with a wave height of 40 cm was observed at Padang.

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