Magnitude 6.7 - KEPULAUAN MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA
2007 September 20 08:31:14 UTC
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|Depth||30 km (18.6 miles) set by location program|
|Region||KEPULAUAN MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA|
|Distances||120 km (75 miles) SSW of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia|
305 km (190 miles) NW of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
595 km (370 miles) SSW of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
870 km (540 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.3 km (3.3 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=248, Nph=248, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.98 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 120 km (75 miles) S of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia 300 km (185 miles) NW of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia 595 km (370 miles) SSW of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia 855 km (530 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia at 2:31 AM MDT, Sep 20, 2007 (3:31 PM local time in Indonesia). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.
Felt (V) at Painan; (IV) at Kerinci, Merangin and Padangpanjang; (III) at Kapahjang, Muaro Jambi and Padang; (II) at Bukittinggi. Also felt in Singapore.
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