4.7 Quake; Nias region, Indonesia

Epicenter, 4.0-4.9

Magnitude 4.7
Date-Time Friday, October 28, 2005 at 15:41:59 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Friday, October 28, 2005 at 10:41:59 PM
= local time at epicenter
Location 1.205°N, 97.340°E
Depth 30 km (18.6 miles) set by location program
Distances 171 km (106 miles) WSW (251°) from Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
302 km (188 miles) SSW (209°) from Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
412 km (256 miles) NW (306°) from Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia
530 km (329 miles) WSW (246°) from KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 24.2 km (15.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst= 9, Nph= 9, Dmin=581.8 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp=198°,
M-type=body magnitude (Mb), Version=6
Source U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver
Event ID usetap


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