Magnitude 6.8 - NIAS REGION, INDONESIA

2005 May 14 05:05:18 UTC

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location 0.586°N, 98.401°E
Depth34 km (21.1 miles) set by location program
RegionNIAS REGION, INDONESIA
Distances
130 km (80 miles) SSW of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
275 km (170 miles) NW of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia
460 km (285 miles) SW of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
1185 km (740 miles) NW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.6 km (3.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=266, Nph=266, Dmin=659.4 km, Rmss=1.1 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusybai
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Felt (V) at Padang and Sibolga; (III) at Palembang and Pekanbaru, Sumatra. Felt (III) in Malaysia. Felt on Nias and in Singapore.

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