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Nasty earthquake

This time the nasty earthquake was in Indonesia.  Tsunami warnings were issued.

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 8.2
Date-Time
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 11:10:26 UTC
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 06:10:26 PM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 4.517°S, 101.382°E
Depth 30 km (18.6 miles) set by location program
Region SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Distances 130 km (80 miles) SW of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
410 km (255 miles) SW of Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia
620 km (385 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
695 km (435 miles) SSW of SINGAPORE
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 9.4 km (5.8 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst=175, Nph=175, Dmin=810 km, Rmss=1.44 sec, Gp= 40°,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
    USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID us2007hear
This event has been reviewed by a seismologis


more info:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2007hear.php#summary

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