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Date-Time Tuesday, April 06, 2010 at 22:15:02 UTC
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 at 05:15:02 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 2.236°N, 97.046°E
Depth 46 km (28.6 miles)
Region NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Distances 205 km (125 miles) WNW of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
230 km (145 miles) SW of Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
525 km (325 miles) W of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
1425 km (880 miles) NW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 7.4 km (4.6 miles); depth +/- 11.6 km (7.2 miles)
Parameters NST= 58, Nph= 63, Dmin=330.6 km, Rmss=0.81 sec, Gp= 58°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID us2010utc5
Originally posted by angrymomma
From what I've read from other threads all these earthquakes are happening at a normal rate. What I think the real question we should be asking is this: why is there suddenly so much hype about if it such a normal occurrence?