Magnitude 6.9 - NIAS REGION, INDONESIA

2005 May 19 01:54:52 UTC

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Magnitude6.9
Date-Time
Location 1.965°N, 96.976°E
Depth30 km (18.6 miles) set by location program
RegionNIAS REGION, INDONESIA
Distances
205 km (125 miles) W of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
260 km (160 miles) SW of Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
540 km (335 miles) WSW of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
1410 km (870 miles) NW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=242, Nph=242, Dmin=548.2 km, Rmss=0.84 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusygam
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Felt Reports

Felt (IV) at Meulaboh and Sibolga; (III) at Banda Aceh, Sumatra. Felt at Medan, Sumatra. Felt (II) at Gelugor, Malaysia. Also felt at Bukit Mertajam, George Town, Kuala Lumpur, Sungai Ara and Tanjong Tokong, Malaysia.

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