5.3 Quake; Simeulue, Indonesia; Thursday, October 27, 2005 at 04:16:27 (UTC)

Epicenter, 5.0-5.9

Magnitude 5.3
Date-Time Thursday, October 27, 2005 at 04:16:27 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Thursday, October 27, 2005 at 11:16:27 AM
= local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 2.567°N, 95.705°E
Depth 30 km (18.6 miles) set by location program
Region SIMEULUE, INDONESIA
Distances
325 km (205 miles) S of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
345 km (215 miles) WSW of Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
355 km (220 miles) WNW of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
1560 km (970 miles) NW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 13.4 km (8.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst= 23, Nph= 23, Dmin=625.5 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp=137°,
M-type=body magnitude (Mb), Version=6
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usesat

Earthquake

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