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2007 September 20 08:31:14 UTC

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Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Location 2.025°S, 100.136°E
Depth30 km (18.6 miles) set by location program
Distances120 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.3 km (3.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=248, Nph=248, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.98 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Event IDus2007hmas
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Earthquake Summary

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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 Reports

    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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