Magnitude 7.6 quake in southern Sumatra, Indonesia
Last updated: 2014-10-13 (285) 21:28:55 UTC
- Location map
- Initial source parameters
- 3 components [closest Anza station]
- Vertical components [all Anza stations]
- Waveforms recorded at Mt. Soledad
The Anza group at the University of California San Diego operates a broadband seismograph network consisting of 17 three component broadband seismograph stations centered near Anza, California (see map).
On Wednesday September 30 2009 at 3:16 AM (PDT) we recorded an earthquake (preliminary Mw 7.6) located in southern Sumatra, Indonesia.
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Initial source parameters for this tremor are indicated below. The epicentral distance (i.e. the distance separating the epicenter and the closest station in the recording network) for Anza is 14671 km (131.82 degrees).
This map shows the mainshock as a red star. Associated aftershocks are orange stars. Anza network stations are yellow triangles. Gray lines are major rivers.
|Latitude||Longitude||Origin time (UTC)||Origin time (PDT)||Depth (km)||Mw||Author|
|-0.7890||99.9610||09/30/09 (273) 10:16.11||09/30/09 (273) 3:16 AM||80||7.6||USGS NEIC|
* The location and magnitude determined for this event are preliminary and are subject to change upon further review of seismic data.
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Of local interest:
We operate a broadband station on Mt. Soledad. At 03:35 (PDT) station SOL recorded the PKiKP wave from this event. Here is a view of that event as picked by our analyst. A red P indicates a P wave arrival, a red S indicates an S wave arrival.
Visit the IRIS website with additional links to seismic data for this event.
- USGS page for this event
- The New York Times: "Sumatra Earthquake Traps Thousands, Official Says"
- BBC: "Dozens dead in Indonesian quake "
- CNN: "Red Cross: Indonesia quake death toll reaches 75"
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URL: http://eqinfo.ucsd.edu/special_events/2009/273/a/index.php [Last updated: 2014-10-13 (286) 21:28:55 UTC]