5.2 Quake; Northern Sumatra; Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 00:39:33 (UTC)

Epicenter, 5.0-5.9

Magnitude 5.2
Date-Time Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 00:39:33 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 7:39:33 AM
= local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 4.089°N, 94.418°E
Depth 30 km (18.6 miles) set by location program
185 km (115 miles) SSW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
445 km (280 miles) SSE of Misha, Nicobar Islands, India
1770 km (1100 miles) NW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
3270 km (2030 miles) SE of NEW DELHI, Delhi, India
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 15.5 km (9.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst= 32, Nph= 32, Dmin=702.7 km, Rmss=1.45 sec, Gp= 79°,
M-type=body magnitude (Mb), Version=Q
Event ID userat


Pakistan/Islamabad Earthquake

A map for coordinating publicly available data about the 10/8/05 Earthquake and its aftershocks. Viewers may add their own information. This map is editable directly by users. Also, you may email me at kathryn.cramer at gmail.com. CommunityWalk Tutorials have specific instruction.

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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