5.7 Quake; Northern Sumatra; Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at 08:46:46 (UTC)
Date-Time Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at 08:46:46 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at 3:46:46 PM
= local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 5.233°N, 95.563°E
Depth 46.5 km (28.9 miles)
Region NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
35 km (20 miles) SSE of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
385 km (240 miles) SE of Misha, Nicobar Islands, India
1095 km (680 miles) SSW of BANGKOK, Thailand
1770 km (1100 miles) NW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 11.1 km (6.9 miles); depth +/- 18.5 km (11.5 miles)
Parameters Nst= 72, Nph= 72, Dmin=563.7 km, Rmss=1.13 sec, Gp= 54°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usdvah
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There have been twenty-nine aftershocks in the quadrant defined by the coordinates 34.865, 72.974), (34.865,73.302), (34.56, 72.974), (34.56, 73,302); 26 of which are 5.0 and up, the largest at 6.3. UPDATE 10/23: There was a 6.0 earthquake at 34.880°N, 73.030°E, about 85 miles north of Islamabad this morning.
-- Kathryn Cramer