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Magnitude 8.9 – OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
2012 April 11 08:38:30 UTC
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 8.9 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 08:38:30 UTC
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 02:38:30 PM at epicenter
Location 2.043°N, 92.518°E
Depth 33 km (20.5 miles) set by location program
Region OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
495 km (308 miles) SW (219°) from Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
1027 km (638 miles) W (263°) from KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST= 14, Nph=0, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp=198°,
M-type=”moment” magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=B
NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
Event ID pt12102000
Asia and Russia
Australia / New Zealand
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Action Closer to Me
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Map of Plates
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Some Volcano Stuff
http://pangea.stanford.edu/~dsinnett/Pages/Links.html has a nice collection of links to volcano monitor pages. Just click the pictures for the different volcano observatories.
The Smithsonian page:
USGS Page listing recent major quakes: