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Old 02-20-2008, 08:28 AM   #1
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Massive Earthquake at 29 km depth ( which may be the reason for no TSUNAMI)

Close to the Great Tsunami Earthquake of Boxing Day 2004.



2008 February 20 08:08:31 UTC

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 7.5


* Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 08:08:31 UTC

* Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 03:08:31 PM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 2.751N, 95.966E

Depth 34.3 km (21.3 miles)


Distances 310 km (195 miles) SSE of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia

310 km (195 miles) WSW of Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia

335 km (210 miles) WNW of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia

1545 km (960 miles) NW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 8.1 km (5.0 miles); depth +/- 29.8 km (18.5 miles)

Parameters Nst= 65, Nph= 65, Dmin=590.3 km, Rmss=1.06 sec, Gp= 61,

M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7


Event ID us2008nran
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